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Celestron Sky Maps & Planisphere - 93722

SKU: CEL-93722
  • This Celestron Sky Maps & Planisphere is made from sturdy, moisture resistant card stock.

  • These sky maps are made for use in the Northern Hemisphere.

  • The planisphere rotates to simulate the seasonal progression of celestial objects through the sky.

  • After being predisposed to light, the star glow like actual constellations.

  • The maps measure 13¼" x 11¼".
$31.95 $28.95

Ken Press Guide to the Stars 11-inch Student Planisphere

SKU: KEN-1-928771-22-X
  • The author of this planisphere is Ken Graun.

  • The planisphere is geared toward children ages five to fifteen.

  • For use in the Northern Hemisphere from 30 to 50 degrees latitude.

  • The 11" Guide to the Stars features 70 constellations, 55 star names, 12 easy binocular objects, and more.

  • The Ken Press Guide to the Stars is made of durable plastic.
$4.95

David Levy 11" Planisphere for 30-60 Degrees North - 11E

SKU: KEN-11E
  • The 1'" Planisphere is made in the USA of durable plastic.

  • This is made to be used in the Northern Hemisphere from 30-60 degrees latitude.

  • The David H. Levy Planisphere's two parts are easy to use.

  • The planisphere uses two-sided projection to reduce sky distortion.
$14.95

David Levy 16" Planisphere for 30-60 Degrees North - 16E

SKU: KEN-16E
  • The 16" David H. Levy's Guide to the Stars Planisphere is made in the USA of plastic for durability.

  • For use in the Northern Hemisphere from 30-60 degrees latitude.

  • The David Levy Planisphere is easy to use and shows objects you can find with binoculars on the front.

  • The back includes information on the Moon, planets and meteor showers and more.
$19.95

Ken Press Field Guide - Messier Objects Laminated Chart

SKU: KEN-FGMES
  • The author of the Ken Press Field Guide is Ken Graun.

  • The chart is made plastic laminated to help with water resistance.

  • When folded, the chart measures 3.875" x 8.5" and 8.5" x 19" when unfolded.

  • This field guide is full of information on Messier Objects.
$12.00

Sky Spot Finder Charts of Select Double Stars - DOUBLE

SKU: SPT-DOUBLE
  • This is an ideal set of charts for the Telrad owner, but is also works with red dot finders.

  • The bold print and white card stock make it easy to read with a red light.

  • The charts are made out of sturdy white vellum card stock and are bound together.

  • Sky Spot has created a scale field that will help you direct your finder to the right object.
$34.95

Orion Mars Map & Observing Guide - 51924

SKU: ORI-51924
  • An essential resource for viewing the "Red Planet"
  • Classical albedo and modern nomenclature are used to identify Martian features
  • This second edition contains information about Mars opposition as well as future observable conjunction events through 2026
  • Optimal Mars viewing and astro-imaging filters can also be found in this map
  • Laminated for dew and dirt prevention, this map measures 25.25" x 11" fully unfolded, but only 8.5" x 11" when folded, allowing for convenient portability
$12.99

Sky Spot Finder Charts of the Messier Objects Vol 1 & 2

SKU: SPT-MESSIER
  • This is an ideal set of charts for the Telrad owner, but is also great for red dot finders.

  • The charts come in two volumes that cover Messier Objects M1 through M110.

  • The charts are made out of sturdy laminated paper and are bound.

  • There are 106 charts total.
$50.95

Sky Spot Finder Charts of Overlooked Objects

SKU: SPT-OVER
  • This is an ideal set of charts for the Telrad owner, but is also great for red dot finders.

  • The charts are easy to read with a red light.

  • The charts are made out of sturdy white vellum card stock and are bound together.

  • There are 45 pages total in this Finder Chart booklet.
$32.95

High Point Scientific understands that you are always learning, and we want to fuel your love of the Universe in every way we can. That is why we offer a full assortment of astronomy books, software, star charts, and more to help you explore the study of astronomy in new ways.


Astronomy software is a rapidly expanding industry, and it’s easy to see why. Software is often inexpensive, and with companies like Meade, Simulation Curriculum, and Software Bisque leading the charge, you know you’re in good hands. Enjoy clear, stunning celestial views right from your laptop or computer. This makes astronomy software great for educators because they can engage students in astronomy right from the classroom.


When you’re in the field exploring the skies, it may be difficult to find what you are looking for. That is why the best astronomers take star charts with them. Ken Press and Sky Spot have developed some of the best finder charts in the industry. Star charts eliminate the frustration of finding a particular celestial object. Never leave home without one!


Telescope making has also been a favorite pastime of astronomers. At High Point Scientific, we have many helpful astronomy books to get you started from publishers like Sky Publishing and Willmann-Bell. Materials are often inexpensive and can be found in your local hardware store. All you need is an imagination to get you viewing the skies like never before!

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