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Planet Fun Has Telescopes

We have several of the most popular telescopes now in stock. Please call the Planet Fun Store at 385-468-1264 to find out which one might be right for you.

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. 

Telescope Spotlight

Dobsonian Skyquest XT8 Telescope
Orion SkyQuest XT8 Dobsonian Telescope
This wonderful telescope features:
  • A large aperture, Classic 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.

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





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