White House

White House on 9/11/05 If you zoom in on the flagpole atop the White House, you’ll see someone with a telescope or something on the lookout.

Looking up the Telescope

c17th telescope in the Octagon Room. Flamsteed House is the original Observatory building at Greenwich, designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675 on the instructions of King Charles II. The building was first occupied by John Flamsteed (1646-1719), the first Astronomer Royal, whose role was to map the starts to aid navigation. The top of the building holds the Octagon … Read More

Looking up the Telescope

c17th telescope in the Octagon Room. Flamsteed House is the original Observatory building at Greenwich, designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675 on the instructions of King Charles II. The building was first occupied by John Flamsteed (1646-1719), the first Astronomer Royal, whose role was to map the starts to aid navigation. The top of the building holds the Octagon … Read More

ROBINSON CRUSOEDAN O’HERLIHY WITH TELESCOPE ON MOUNTAIN

Silver Screen Mementos are pleased to be able to offer this authentic original lobby card measuring 8×10 inches. This lobby card is from Great Britain and was printed during the actual year the film was released in movie theaters. The lobby card (also known as Front of House/ FOH card in the UK) was created by the film studios to … Read More

LEGO Creator Treehouse 31010 Toy Interlocking Building Sets

Build your very own 3-in-1 Treehouse hideaway!Create your very own treetop hideaway with the 3-in-1 LEGO Creator Treehouse! Open the secret trapdoor and climb up the fold-down ladder. Use the gray bucket to lift supplies up with the winch. Fill the red bucket with water and tow it up to keep unwanted guests away. This detailed playhouse includes a yellow … Read More

McMath-Pierce

The McMath-Pierce Solar Observatory at Kitt Peak is almost certainly the world’s strangest-looking telescope. I remember seeing it in a photo as a kid and being really curious about what it did. Nikon 55-300

When I heard the Learn’d Astronomer

WHEN I heard the learn’d astronomer; When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me; When I was shown the charts and the diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them; When I, sitting, heard the astronomer, where he lectured with much applause in the lecture-room, How soon, unaccountable, I became tired and sick; Till rising and gliding out, … Read More