July 30, 2017

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Get ready for the upcoming solar eclipse with all things space and viewing glasses.


Are you ready for the solar eclipse this year?  On Aug. 21, 2017, the sun disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into twilight.   According NASA you should wear solar viewing glasses that meet the international standard (ISO 12312-2).

I found these glasses on Amazon:  Solar Eclipse Glasses CE and ISO Certified 10 Pack by WEBSUN for Direct Sun Viewing Safety Eye Protection Glasses for $13.95 & FREE Shipping on orders over $25.

Here are some fun products to get your kids  interested in the sun, the stars, the moon and space!
  
Waboba Moon Ball$8.96 & FREE Shipping
  • A small step for Waboba, a giant bounce for mankind--the Moon Ball's crazy, gravity-defying features will turn a routine game into an out of this world experience
  • Waboba Moon ball makes a unique "Pop!" sound when it hits the pavement
  • This high-flying outdoor ball bounces up to 100 feet in the air! (30 meters) 

Smithsonian Optics Room Planetarium and Dual Projector Science Kit - $52.49 & FREE Shipping
  • Rotating Star Patter of Northern Sky
  • High Definition Space Images
  • High Definition Images of Planets, Nebulae, Moons, Asteroids, &  Other Celestial Bodies
Smithsonian 30X Telescope/Monocular - $18.99 &  FREE Shipping on orders over $25.
  • Aluminum tabletop tripod with durable plastic telescope
  • Dual function: telescope or monocular
  • See things 30x closer
  • Assists your child in learning astronomy
  • Recommended for children ages 8 and up

 
My son has had this MARS light in his room for years and loves it!  Uncle Milton - Mars in My Room $12.38 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35

  • Watch the mysterious red planet light-up and come to life on your wall
  • Activate the planet's red glow with the included remote control and see pinpoints of light showing where Mars Rovers have landed
  • Authentic Mars detail and textured surface
  • The perfect addition to Uncle Milton's In My Room space and planet collection, including Moon In My Room and Earth In My Room
  • Includes 1 Mars, 1 remote control, 4 Mars Rover/Lander stickers, 4 Mission cards and instructions
There is also Uncle Milton Earth In My Room $40.01 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. 
List Price: $29.99

Watch the sparkling lights of cities across the world right at home with Uncle Milton's Earth in My Room. This realistic model of plant Earth hangs on your wall and shows the world's cities illuminate from East to West as the sun sets. Recommended for children ages six and older, Earth in My Room lets you experience the awe-inspiring sight of our planet at any time. 

  • Earth's city lights illuminate from East to West
  • Earth from space in your room
  • Remote controlled
  • Western hemisphere only (separate version available for eastern hemisphere)
Moon In My Room Remote Control Wall D├ęcor Night Light - $1999 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
  • Authentically detailed 3-D lunar landscape.
  • Automatic or manual function shows 12 main phases of the moon.
  • MP3 download code included provides a guided tour of the moon.
  • Auto shut off
  • Hangs on wall