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Telescope training at Planet Fun

If you've ever wanted to learn more about telescopes and how to use them, now's your chance! If you're thinking about purchasing a telescope soon, or if you just have questions about them, we hope you can attend one of our upcoming, FREE telescope sessions.

Classes will be held:

  • Saturday, Nov. 27, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday, Dec. 18,  1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Meet our telescope expert: Tom Sevcik

Tom Portrait 300.jpgTom is Clark Planetarium's telescope sales specialist. He has been building and using telescopes for more than 50 years. Tom is the past vice president of the Salt Lake Astronomical Society, and an active member of the club. He teaches classes on astrophotography at places like Great Basin National Park and Antelope Island. He is especially knowledgeable with the new generation of computer-guided telescopes, many of which we sell here at Clark Planetarium.

You can chat with Tom by calling the Planet Fun Store at 385-468-1264. 

Holiday telescope sale

Dobsonian Skyquest XT8 Telescope
Orion SkyQuest XT8 Dobsonian Telescope
  • Sale Price $479.97. Save $50 off our regular price of $529.95
  • Plus, receive a Padded Carry Case for the XT8, as well as a Moon Filter for free! A $120 value!
(Price effective 11/26 to 12/24. While supplies last; Limited stock on hand.)
 
This wonderful telescope features:
  • A large aperture, Classuc Dobsonian reflector telescope at an affordable price
  • 8" diameter reflector optics lets you view the moon and planets in close-up detail, and it has enough light grasp to pull in pleasing views of faint nebulas, galaxies and star clusters.
  • A perfect Dobsonian telescope that can last a lifetime for the beginning astronomy enthusiast or the whole family.
  • The ultra-stable Dobsonian base keeps the reflector optical tube perfectly balanced for point-and-view ease of use.
  • Includes a 2" Crayford focuser that accepts 1.25" and 2" telescope eyepieces, a 25mm Sirius Plossl eyepiece, an EZ Finder II reflex sight, collimation cap and Starry Night software download.

More Holiday Sales

1000 Piece Astrophotography Puzzles 20% off — regular price $17.95, On Sale for $14.36

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Four beautiful out-of-this-world styles that will take your breath away including: 
  • Helix Nebula
  • Lagoon Nebula
  • Pillars of Creation
  • Galactic Region of the Milky Way

(Sale prices are valid between 11/26 and 12/24/21. Limited to stock on hand.)

Zodiac Constellation Mugs 20% off — Reg Price $14.95, On Sale! $11.96

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What's your sign? These beautiful mugs come in all the Constellations of the Zodiac! Get one for the Taurus in your life! Or Leo, or Virgo ... you get the idea!

(Sale prices are valid between 11/26 to 12/24/21. Limited to stock on hand.)

Gift Cards

Whether you’re looking for educational toys and games, or star books and telescopes, our store has unique products the whole family can enjoy.

Note: If you purchase a pre-loaded gift card online, we will mail the gift card to you or the gift recipient. (Note: online gift cards must be purchased before Dec. 14 for them to arrive before Christmas Day.)

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Gift Cards