Start building a working model of the solar system as we know it, in which the movements of the planets are represented with astronomical accuracy. Electrically powered, this attractive and completely individual piece is built to last and will become a family heirloom. Complete in 52 weekly issues or buy the whole set!
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You will get the 52 issues (model parts and magazine instructions) to build the first model of the collection - the Orrery - in a single shipment!
Each month, along with the latest parts for your model, you will receive two 24-page full-color magazines containing assembly instructions and in-depth articles about space. A collection in itself, this magazine is packed with information and illustrated with the most amazing images.
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Detailed step-by-step instructions for each assembly stage of the solar system model. This section also guides you through the set-up, calibration and operation of your Orrery. In addition, find out about the history of orreries.
Travel to the farthest reaches of the solar system. Starting from the Sun, we take you on a tour of the solar system's marvels and mysteries. Find out all the most up-to-date information on the planets, dwarf planets, moons, asteroids and much more.
Discover the latest exploration missions to the far end of our solar system and learn about the people and logistics involved in making space travel possible.
Turn to the Image Gallery for jaw-dropping space photography and photorealistic artworks. Future issues include spectacular images from the Hubble Space Telescope as well as the biggest and best Earth-based observatories.
Trace the history and development of astronomy from its birth in prehistoric monuments to the high-tech science of space probes and satellites. Find out about the life and works of the greatest astronomers from Copernicus to Hawking.
A new constellation with every issue, including information on all the most fascinating celestial objects found within it and practical tips on how best to observe it. Explore the night skies with specially commissioned star maps.
The universe is full of mysteries and we are here to investigate them! Learn about the myths that surround the Galaxy, analyze various theories and make up your own mind.