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The ultimate reference for stargazers! Identify stars and constellations in the night sky. Easily locate all 110 Messier objects.
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    ** THANK YOU! **
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    ** OUTREACH SPONSOR **
    For those who enjoy giving more than receiving

    For every $20 you pledge, one 18-inch Messier Observer's Planisphere from our first production printing will be donated in your name to an astronomy outreach program in central Texas. These planispheres will be given to members of the public who are eager and excited to learn about the night sky.

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    ** YOU'RE A STAR! **
    You will receive an 18-inch Messier Observer's Planisphere from our first production printing.

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    ** OBSERVER'S KIT **
    You will receive an 18-inch Messier Observer's Planisphere from our first production printing and a red LED flashlight so you can read the star chart while observing.

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    ** ASTRO BUDDIES **
    You will receive a 5-pack of our 18-inch Messier Observer's Planisphere from our first production printing.

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    ** ASTRONOMY CLUB BUNDLE **
    You will receive a 10-pack of our 18-inch Messier Observer's Planisphere from our first production printing.

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    ** ASTRONOMY WEEKEND **
    In addition to receiving an 18-inch Messier Observer's Planisphere from our first production printing and a red LED flashlight, you and a friend will join us for a weekend under the stars at our private observatory in Pontotoc, Texas. Spend 2 nights observing the heavens through a 20-inch telescope with an astronomer (me) as your guide. You will see planets, galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, and more! And, of course, we will teach you how to use your new planisphere.

    We will coordinate with you to pick a date for your stellar getaway that fits your schedule. Meals and sleeping accommodations included. Travel not included.

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    ** EARLY RISER**
    Be one of the first 50 supporters! You will receive an 18-inch Messier Observer's Planisphere from our first production printing.

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    ** TEACHER’S BUNDLE **
    Includes NASA’s Journey to the Stars DVD, Printed Teacher Resources, Messier Observer's Planisphere from our first production printing, and a red LED flashlight so you can read the star chart while observing.

    The teacher's resources offers tips for using the DVD as a classroom teaching tool. Activities for grade levels 3 through 12 are fun, innovative, and meet national science standards. View trailer of Journey to the Stars DVD here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXGUl9DCWwA

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    ** GALILEOSCOPE BUNDLE **
    Includes a Galileoscope telescope, Observer's Planisphere from our first production printing, and a red LED flashlight so you can read the star chart while observing.

    The Galileoscope is a small 50mm refracting telescope kit that you can assemble yourself. This is a great educational product for kids and adults. Learn more about the Galileoscope at http://galileoscope.org

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