Are you in pursuit of a present for the celestial or cosmic enthusiast in your existence? Seek inspiration from our gift manual, showcasing a selection of top-notch astro gadgets that have captivated our interest thus far in this year.
From celestial devices to clever space-themed toys and collectibles, this is our list of desires for enthusiasts of all things astronomy.
In our quest to satisfy everyone’s gifting needs, we have curated a delightful selection of pocket-friendly space and astronomy presents for those who are being mindful of their finances. Additionally, we have also included extravagant options for those who wish to indulge in a lavish gift for their dear ones or perhaps even pamper themselves with a little treat.
Unleash your imagination with our curated selection of the most remarkable gift ideas, including an expertly crafted guide to the ultimate telescopes for novice stargazers, captivating telescopes designed to ignite the curiosity of young explorers, awe-inspiring space-themed gifts tailored specifically for children, mind-bending space jigsaw puzzles that will transport you to distant galaxies, and exhilarating space board games that will challenge your strategic prowess.
Moon phases enamel badge
Witness the mesmerizing dance of the Moon’s transformation, beautifully captured in this exquisite enamel pin. Behold the celestial spectacle as radiant beams of sunlight gracefully embrace the lunar surface, augmenting its visage from the delicate new Moon, through its enchanting waxing phase, all the way to the resplendent full Moon. And just as the celestial ballet unfolds, the Moon retreats through the captivating waning phases, only to begin its celestial journey anew.
This exquisite brooch, with its rust-resistant and corrosion-defying properties, boasts a charming diameter of 2.8cm. It serves as a splendid adornment, beautifully expressing the wearer’s affinity for our ethereal moon. An ideal companion for enchanting moonlit stargazing escapades or celestial soirees.
Commemorate Jemison’s groundbreaking milestone in September 1992, when she made history as the inaugural African American female to journey into the cosmos as a mission specialist on the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Celebrate her remarkable feat and invaluable contribution to the realm of human space exploration with a vibrant and lively pair of these eye-catching socks.
Check out our compilation of the top space and astronomy socks.
With rockets, astronauts, planets with rings, and stars, these socks are the perfect choice for astronomers and space enthusiasts.
Celebrating a birthday? Honoring an anniversary? Fondly remembering the inaugural glimpse through your beloved telescope? No matter the momentous occasion, seize the opportunity to immortalize your chosen date with a mesmerizing luminescent pin showcasing the exquisite Moon phase of that very day. To further enrich this heartfelt gesture, a thoughtful note card accompanies the pin, allowing you to tenderly express your emotions to your cherished recipient.
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Space Swirl Colour Pencils
Embellished with captivating NASA visuals of the vast cosmos, these remarkable set of 10 dual-colored pencils invite you to unleash your artistic prowess. With their aid, you can effortlessly sketch the ethereal allure of the mesmerizing purple and pink Butterfly Nebula or capture the enigmatic allure of the contrasting shades in the black and white clouds of the Milky Way.
Earth and Space 100 postcards
Embark on an extraordinary journey through the cosmos with a captivating collection of 100 postcards featuring awe-inspiring celestial photographs captured by NASA’s extraordinary observatories and probes. Perfect for adorning your walls or treasuring as delightful tokens of gratitude.
Fizz Creations space string lights
Embellish your living space while embarking on an extraordinary cosmic journey with this captivating string of LED lights. Behold the radiant Sun, accompanied by the illustrious ensemble of all eight prominent planets and the enigmatic Pluto. Powered by a duo of AA batteries, this stellar decoration awaits your artistic touch.
Night Sky Underground Map Mug
Embark on a cosmic journey through nebulae, constellations, and planets using this exceptional mug adorned with a captivating map of the London Underground, where the station names have been ingeniously substituted with enchanting celestial features.
A deck of 54 cards showcasing the stages of the Moon, lunar eclipses, and Apollo lunar modules.
As it sits on the shelf, this enchanting mug unveils a celestial wonderland of twinkling stars. Yet, when infused with the warmth of aromatic tea or invigorating coffee, it unveils a mesmerizing secret—the presence of six illustrious constellations gracefully concealed within the starry tapestry.
Embark on a cosmic journey with this remarkable set of 50 postcards showcasing the awe-inspiring illustrations by Chris Wormell. Crafted in partnership with the brilliant astronomer and writer Raman Prinja, these postcards unveil the wonders of space. Marvel at the radiant Sun, explore the vast expanse of the Solar System, encounter the enchanting planets, and traverse the captivating Milky Way. Delve into the celestial realm with glimpses of Earth’s renowned ground-based observatories and groundbreaking space telescopes. Behold the ethereal comets and be captivated by the mesmerizing exoplanets that lie beyond our imagination.
The back of every postcard is adorned with a concise depiction, ensuring a clear understanding of its captivating contents for both the sender and the lucky recipient. These delightful treasures can be arranged harmoniously and encased in a frame, serving as splendid decorations. Moreover, they prove to be invaluable in those moments when a brief message to a cherished friend or a fellow stargazer is desired.
Celestial chart tote bag
Carry your passion for astronomy wherever you go, with a trendy tote bag adorned with a mesmerizing depiction of the celestial night sky and the captivating Milky Way. Crafted from premium, eco-friendly cotton fabric.
Unravel the vastness of the cosmos gradually, using these meticulously authorized 1,000-piece NASA puzzle sets. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of three distinct nebulae, captured by the legendary Hubble Space Telescope.
Explore our selection of the finest celestial jigsaw puzzles.
Put your lunar expertise to the test and differentiate between the Tycho crater and the Copernicus crater. Engage in a captivating activity by piecing together a 100-piece circular puzzle showcasing a high-resolution photograph of the magnificent full Moon, sourced from NASA’s extensive archives.
Stars pinhole constellation cards
Gain expertise in astronomy by familiarizing yourself with the constellations. Enhance your knowledge of their shapes through these captivating pin-hole cards that showcase the top 20 constellations. Delve into their captivating mythology and rich history with the accompanying book.
Construct your very own celestial sphere for nightly stargazing. Adorned with a chic monochrome motif, this exquisite creation radiates elegance during daylight and unveils a mesmerizing nocturnal spectacle as the stars effervescently luminesce.
Build your own cardboard telescope kit
Embark on a cosmic journey with this remarkable kit that equips you with an array of lenses, mirrors, and other components to construct a celestial cardboard telescope. Delve into the enchanting world of astronomy and impart invaluable knowledge to aspiring stargazers. A significant bonus is that you will possess a personal telescope to embark on captivating expeditions through the vast expanse of the night sky.
A self-assembled mechanical music box that displays planets rotating around the Sun.
Make Your Own Paper Rockets
Perfect for the youthful spirits or those with a playful heart, this kit encompasses all the essentials required to craft your very own paper rockets. The collection features an array of designs, including the iconic Vostok K, the legendary Space Shuttle, and an impressive 60cm-tall Saturn V model.
To explore more choices, refer to our guide on the top Saturn V rocket replicas.
BBC Sky at Night Magazine subscription
Stay ahead of the celestial game and provide your recipient with the freshest insights on stargazing tips, interstellar manuals, and cosmic updates by gifting them a membership to the esteemed BBC Sky at Night Magazine. British readers can seize the opportunity to receive six awe-inspiring editions for just £9.99 when enrolling through the Buy Subscriptions website.
Haynes Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Edition
Commemorate the golden jubilee of mankind’s momentous landing on the lunar surface in 2019. Embrace the spirit of celebration with the latest rendition of the legendary Haynes Apollo 11 handbook.
The Desktop Planetarium
Stay updated on the movements of planets with this armillary sphere kit, crafted from concentric cardboard rings and foam rubber planets.
Lunt 6×30 mini sunoculars
Explore the majestic Sun with these remarkable ‘SUNoculars’ that ensure your safety. With their compact design, they are an ideal companion for your journeys, enabling you to observe mesmerizing sunspots from any corner of the world.
Each passing day holds its own distinct essence, thus why not celebrate those dear to your heart with a personalized print that encapsulates the planetary alignment on any chosen date? Planets in Time harnesses the power of NASA data to calculate the celestial orbits, resulting in a magnificent 50cm x 50cm artwork meticulously crafted on top-notch art paper.
Moon astronomical globe
Embark on an extraordinary lunar journey as you acquaint yourself with the enigmatic Moon’s terrain using this captivating lunar globe. It vividly portrays the prominent craters and majestic mountains that adorn the lunar landscape, while also highlighting the hallowed grounds where the Apollo missions once touched down. Spanning an impressive 30cm in diameter, this lunar globe is your gateway to unraveling the mysteries of Earth’s celestial neighbor.
Explore our selection of the finest lunar globes and lights.
These 3cm-wide, 3D-printed globes precisely represent the surface colors of all eight planets and Pluto.
Landfall 3D moon images
Utilizing the innate lunar topography, these mesmerizing lunar images are skillfully crafted to form captivating 3D maps. Tailor-made to your preferences, you have the freedom to select your beloved lunar feature and witness its magnificent transformation into an exquisite masterpiece.