Skip to main content

Planet Fun Store

We Have Telescopes!

StarSense Explorer LightbucketsCheck out our latest additions from Celestron! From the 8″ (pictured) and 10″ StarSense Explorer “lightbuckets” to the more modest DX 130AZ and the DX 102 AZ. Limited to quantities on hand.

StarSense Explorer 8˝ Smartphone App-Enabled Dobsonian Telescope $799.95
StarSense Explorer 10˝ Smartphone App-Enabled Dobsonian Telescope $1,099.95

Celestron-Nexstar-6se.jpgCelestron Nexstar 6se

The 6SE’s six-inch primary mirror packs enough light-gathering ability to observe the best that the solar system has to offer: Cassini’s Division in Saturn’s rings, the cloud bands on Jupiter, and geographic features on the surface of the Moon. When it comes to deep sky objects, take your 6SE to a dark-sky site and you’ll see hundreds of pinpoint stars in the Hercules Globular Cluster, the spiral arms of the Whirlpool Galaxy, and more. A value at $1,099.00.

Orion SkyLine 8" Dobsonian ReflectorOrion SkyLine 8" Dobsonian Reflector

The telescope's f/6 optics and long 1200mm focal length will provide night after night of great observing performance, yielding bright views of celestial objects like the Moon and planets, and more distant fare such as cloudy nebulas, star clusters, and galaxies. A wonderful value at $849.99.

StarSense Explorer DX 130AZCelestron StarSense Explorer Dx 102AZ

No more star charts, imprecise planetarium apps, and computerized mounts behind. With StarSense Explorer, locating objects has never been easier, faster, or more accurate. Within minutes of setting up the telescope, you’ll be navigating the sky with confidence. Excellent beginner’s scope at $469.95.

These telescopes are limited to quantities on hand. 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.jpg

Tom 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. 


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.