This telescope is just one of dozens of prizes available in the SPACE.com Facebook Sweeptakes. But hurry! It ends Jan. 16, 2012.
Do you love space, but never got around to buying that telescope? Or perhaps a cosmic bomber jacket or meteorite are just the things that could make your Space Age collection complete?
SPACE.com has launched a new sweepstakes on Facebook to give away T-shirts, bomber jackets and telescopes, among other great space-y prizes.
The sweepstakes, available only to U.S. residents age 18 and up, ends Jan. 16, at 9 a.m. ET. SPACE.com Facebook fans can get another chance to win by sharing with their Facebook friends.
Check out the Prizes:
Grand Prize: Three lucky participants will win an Orion AstroView 6 Equatorial Reflector Telescope. This versatile 6-inch reflector telescope includes a sturdy equatorial mount and tripod, with optics that provide great views of a range of sky objects, from the nearby moon to other planets and nebulas.
2nd Prize:Thirteen participants will snag one of these following prizes below:
- A real-life meteorite: A 235-gram space rock found in Morrocco.
- 1 of 4 Celestron Skymaster Giant 15x70 Binoculars
- 1 of 4 Hubbard Scientific Star Charts
- 1 of 4 Bomber Leather Jackets
3rd Prize:Seventeen participants will take home one of these following prizes:
- 1 of 1 National Geographic: Inside The Milky Way (Blu-Ray)
- 1 of 1 The Universe Collectors Set DVD 14 Discs
- 1 of 1 Wonders of the Solar System
- 1 of 5 Space Tourists DVD from the DOC Store
- 1 of 3 Signed copy of My Dream of Stars Book
- 1 of 1 Signed copy of Light this Candle Book
- 1 of 2 Space: From Earth to the Edge-(Hardcover)
- 1 of 2 Sizing Up the Universe (Hardcover)
- 1 of 1 Space Station (IMAX) DVD
4th Prize:A total of 72 participants will snag one of the following;
- 1 of 4 Skywatchers 2012 Calender
- 1 of 4 Galaxies Calender
- 1 of 4 Astronomy 2012 Calender
- 1 of 60 SPACE.com T-shirts