Using a high intensity halogen projection lamp, this unique mini planetarium projects hundreds of stars, star clusters, galaxies, planets and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere on walls and ceiling as they rise above a realistic 360 degree city skyline.
Select season, month, date, and hour in the past, present or future to view hundreds of sky objects. The 170 brightest stars glow in the dark, making it also useful as an outdoor 3-D sky map!
This is the best small projector we have seen and we recommend it for those wishing to study the heavens on a limited budget. Includes an easy to read, illustrated activity guide with complete instructions, constellation diagrams, planet positions and informational tables. Exciting 45 minute CD guided audio guided tour is included, explaining myths and legends of the night sky. Built-in compass with luminous dial included. Uses 5 AAA batteries, not included. 10 in. x 6.5 in. x 8.5 in. high.