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39 Astronomy Gifts To Eclipse Their Own Wish List

Updated on June 28, 2021 Updated on Jun 28, 2021
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    Some find it romantic to gaze at the stars, while for others it’s an obsession. So whether your loved one is an actual astronomer or just celestially consumed, this gift guide has the best astronomy gifts on this side of the moon.

  1. Astronaut Piggy Bank
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    This little astronaut perched on the moon is, in fact, a piggy bank. There’s a coin slot behind his feet and a rubber holder opens the bank on the base. So now you have somewhere to stash your cash for that ride on SpaceX.

  3. Starry Starry Scarf
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    A super-soft, lightweight galaxy scarf makes a great gift (and a subtle style piece) for astronomy lovers. It can be worn in a multitude of ways – poncho, shawl, hijab, headscarf – and comes in several colors. Yes, science can be fashionable.

  5. Mars Dust Globe
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    What’s the opposite of a snow globe? This Mars dust globe, where ice is replaced by a mesmerizing Martian dust storm. Mars is the next frontier of human space exploration and space lovers will get a kick out of shaking up the dust storm.

  7. Hand Embroidered Moleskine 
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    This Moleskine softcover notebook comes personalized with your loved one’s hand-stitched Zodiac sign and would make a sweet birthday gift for the journaling astronomer.

  9. Glass Tea Infuser
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    This double-walled glass infuser flask is beautifully designed with constellations, plus a landscape so you can get your bearings in the night sky. Fill it with your favorite tea (or cocktail… we don’t judge), and step outside for some stargazing.

  11. NASA Wall Art
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    These reproductions from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab Visions of the Future collection are pretty out of this world! Here you’ll get four 8×10 prints on semi-matte Fuji crystal archive paper, ready to frame.

  13. Earth & Moon Earrings
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    Who knew that jasper stone beads could look like our home planet and its lunar best friend? These earrings are subtle enough to wear with anything yet still declare “I love space!” to those who know. Handmade in Maryland, USA.

  15. Planet Plates
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    What do you do when you’re having your NASA workmates /space enthusiast friends over for dinner? Bring out your “good” dinnerware, of course! And here it is– the eight planet plates of our solar system.

  17. NASA Backpack
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    No self-proclaimed stargazer would be disappointed with this NASA roll-top backpack. It’s a proper salute to space and will make them feel like an astronaut in training. The bag’s made for heavy-duty wear and tear and the straps proudly display the American flag.

  19. Beginners Telescope Package
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    A balance between affordability and performance, this telescope is a great gift idea for beginner astronomers of all ages (who don’t need a Hubble!) It has fantastic image quality and enough magnification to explore the stars, moon, planets, and meteors– and it’s an Amazon bestseller.

  21. Adopt A Black Hole
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    What do you get for the space geek who has everything? How about their own baby black hole, complete with a super cute adoption certificate. Each is individually hand-knitted and (judging by reviews) he’s a much-adored “great void.”

  23. Cosmos Knife Set
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    From vibrant nebulas to gorgeous star clusters, this knife series brings the heavens to the kitchen. Each of the six blades has razor-sharp edges and a non-stick coating, and you’ll get a “Guide to the Cosmos” booklet explaining the images. A super cool housewarming gift.

  25. Planet Planters
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    Those succulents won’t go unnoticed with these cute planet planters, an ideal gift for those who look to the stars but also appreciate the green bounty of planet Earth. You could even use these pots for cotton balls, cosmetics, or candy. *Plant not included.

  27. Uranus Soap
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    Everyone needs a little Uranus soap and these mini soaps make quite the gag gift. They’re unscented and made in the USA. Pop one in a Christmas stocking, or pair with this duo of microfiber space hand towels.

  29. Glow in The Dark Blanket
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    Illuminate their night with this ultra-soft microfiber blankie that also glows in the dark. Covered in constellations, it makes a stellar space gift and is perfect for adults and kids of all ages.

  31. Desk Planets
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    A gorgeous gift for the astronomer – amateur or pro – this model is handcrafted from gemstones with a walnut base. It makes for an artistic planetary display and comes with a handbook about each gemstone– ie. Mercury is made from Moonstone which helps you to think clearly. 

  33. LED Flexible USB Light
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    Bring outer space to your inner space with this cute little space fellow – a nightlight for your keyboard that’s USB-powered and bendable. Switch him on with a flick of his helmet.

  35. Galaxy Printed Leggings
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    Help them to leave their mark on the universe with these vibrant, silky, galaxy leggings– whether they love to work out or just stand out. The best part: they come with a phone pocket so they can be hands-free to run, chat, or squat.

  37. Apollo 11 Zipper Pouch
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    This zip Case will keep all their small Earthly items safe – from pencils and calculators to makeup, keys, and a phone. Made from 100% recycled canvas it has the lunar module and space shuttle orbiter on one side and a planetary depiction on the flip side.

  39. Flash Card Game
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    This card game is interactive, educational, and fun for astronomy fans and future astronauts of all ages. It’s actually three games in one– a speed matching game, a memory game, and a spin trivia game.

  41. Stemless Wine Glass  
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    What’s their sign? How about having it etched on extra clear, high-quality crystal glass? Each glass features their constellation plus the names of all the associated stars.

  43. Personalized Star Map
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    These star maps are a truly unique way to celebrate a special moment in someone’s life– be it a proposal, a wedding, or a birth. They show exactly how the stars aligned under the milky way that night (or day) using telescopic image software.

  45. Occupy Mars T-Shirt
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    A fun gift for space nerds – or Elon Musk – who want to see a habitable Mars in the future, this tee comes in seven colors in a lightweight, classic fit. Youth sizes available!

  47. Solar System Nesting Doll
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    Move over Matryoshka doll, there’s a new nesting set in town. A vibrantly hand-painted wooden solar system complete with nebulas and meteorites opens up to reveal the planets, sun, moon, astronaut, and rocket ship.

  49. Piece of Space
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    Gift them an actual piece of space debris as a lucky charm! This rare treasure comes from a meteorite that impacted Earth around 5,000 years ago in Campo del Cielo, Argentina. You can also personalize ownership with an authentic certificate. 

  51. Pluto Cushion
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    For all those who spent years studying and loving Pluto “the dwarf planet”, this commemorative throw pillow will ensure they’ll never forget. An excellent gift for a student, a science teacher, or anyone in love with astronomy.

  53. Space Capsule Tea Infuser
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    Help their tea to taste out-of-this-world with this conversation piece – a space capsule and astronaut tea infuser. Load your tea, and Major Tom will anchor the infuser in your teapot.  A cute gift for tea lovers.

  55. Glass Coaster Set
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    Here’s an elegant set of navy and gold constellation coasters, made of 100% glass, and packaged up in a neat gold gift box with gold twine, and decorative gift tag. These would look equally great on a coffee table or a teacher’s desk. Just note there are only two coasters per pack.

  57. Alien Crossbody Bag
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    You can’t talk about space and astronomy without a little alien chitchat. So this little crossbody bag is the best tongue-in-cheek accessory for any space lover. It has a zip closure, two inner pockets, and a shimmery reflective spaceship that catches the light.

  59. Archival Postcards
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    This foil-stamped box holds fifty postcards and is an absolutely gorgeous and one-of-a-kind gift for stargazers. The cards include pages from Galileo’s sketchbooks, Chinese star maps, artist interpretations of the universe, and rarely seen images from the NASA archives. 

  61. Planet Blocks
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    These wonderfully illustrated planet blocks can easily be passed off as kids’ toys. But they’re also filled with intricate astronomical detail that any celestial-inspired friend would love.

  63. Solar System Bracelet
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    A unisex bracelet where you’re the sun and the planets revolve around you! Each planet is a different gemstone, and only a fellow astronomer will see that your bracelet has a secret meaning (and includes Pluto.)

  65. Space Tie
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    Designed to fit in with office or classroom attire, or that job interview at NASA, this astronaut / UFO pattern microfiber necktie, makes for a smart and funny gift for the space inclined. 

  67. Star Registry
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    Hitch their wagon to a star– an actual star made of glowing hot plasma – and they’ll never forget you. The International Star Registry has named stars for earthlings for over 40 years and it’s a brilliant gift for weddings, newborns, anniversaries, notable birthdays, and memorials.

  69. Bookends
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    These Galileo-themed, vintage-feel bookends make a great gift for the library of astronomy lovers. If you’d like to add a little something more, grab this beautiful book– Photographs from the Archives of NASA – to pop between them.

  71. Rocket Launch Socks
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    These space launch socks are stylish, comfy, stretchy, and eyecatching. They also leave out harmful chemicals to keep your skin, and the Earth, safe and happy.

  73. Uranus Mug
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    This coffee mug is a nerdy, fun gift from one science lover to another. It holds 15 ounces and has a large, easy-to-grip C-handle. The perfect gift for Valentine’s, birthdays, or to celebrate an astronomy exam.

  75. Moon Phase Wall Art
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    Know someone obsessed with the beauty of the moon? This moon phase tapestry is a little bit boho and a little bit science, and a quick way to jazz up a room without a big expense. Of course, you could also throw in these boho sun+moon cushion covers.

  77. Home Planetarium
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    Imagine cozying up on the couch “under the milk way, tonight.” Enter the Homestar Flux star projector, it ain’t cheap but it’s a pretty incredible gadget for serious galaxy geeks. Think 60,000 high-def stars and an option to observe the sky as it is directly above you.