Are you an elementary, middle, or secondary teacher in the US? If so, then you are in luck. Edelman Financial Services and its co-founders Ric and Jean Edelman are offering to open the world of astronomy to you and your students. Through a special program with the makers of the Galileoscope, you can get up to five Edelman Galileoscopes for you classroom...absolutely FREE (click here to go to the Teaching With Telescopes site). You simple pay shipping and handling.
The Edelman Galileoscope — identical to the standard Galileoscope — will allow you to explore lunar craters and mountains. You’ll see four moons orbiting the faraway planet Jupiter. You’ll view Saturn’s rings and see star clusters deep in space.
Go to RicEdelman.com for more information about how Ric and Jean Edelman’s generous contribution supports the work of thousands of teachers and hundreds of thousands of students.
Each Galileoscope kit includes the following (see Specifications for more details):
- 50-mm f/10 achromatic objective lens, glass
- 25x achromatic eyepiece lens pair, plastic
- 17x achromatic Galilean eyepiece/2x Barlow lens, plastic
- Telescope, focuser, eyepiece, Barlow, and base parts, plastic with rubber O-rings
- ¼-20 mounting nut, metal
- Assembly instructions
- Sun-warning sticker
Box size: 19½ by 6¼ by 4¼ inches (49.5 by 15.9 by 11.1 cm).
Weight: 2.6 lb (1.2 kg). Assembles in less than 5 minutes!