Celebrate the “irrational” with our new Pi T-shirt. Useful for all kinds of calculations, it is also important to scientists who work with planetary bodies and the spacecraft that visit them. It is also used by NASA scientists to calculate the distance between stars in a projection of the sky (spherical trigonometry – a special kind of geometry). Unisex sizes available: L, XL, XXL
ASP Exclusive Milky Way Heat Sensitive Mug
New low price! Pour a hot beverage into this ceramic matte black finish mug and watch a photograph of the Milky Way encircle the mug. In celebration of the ASP’s 130th birthday, we’ve added in an image from our archives - observing the 1889 solar eclipse. Original Milky Way photograph by ASP Staff , David Prosper. Mug Design by David Barker Graphic Design. Hand wash only. Microwave safe. Handle remains black when cool or heated.
Astronomy Reversable Canvas Tote
This reversable, double layered Astronomy Canvas Tote celebrates the night sky with retro artwork. Gift one to your favorite astronomer, your star-gazing buddy, or anyone who loves to look up! 14.5”h x 18”w. 100% recycled canvas.
Glass Earth Pendant
Our new glass earth pendant is the perfect pairing with our popular earrings. Adjustable waxed-cotton cord allows it to be worn as a choker or short pendant. ½” size earth. 18” maximum length pendant. Assembled in the USA.
Celestial Planisphere Glow-in-the-dark T-shirt
Does this design look familiar? The original art was designed by famed astronomy artist, Tomas Filsinger, as the popular Celestial Planisphere poster. Now it has been adapted with his consultation as a special Stellar Cartography, glow-in-the-dark, T-shirt revealing the Northern Hemisphere year-round in all of its glorious detail. Featuring stars that glow in the dark, this authentic star chart shirt is a great source of reference at night too! Sizes: L, XL, XXL
Moon Phases Baseball Cap
Our popular fleece cap is now available on a black canvas baseball cap! Moon phases wrap around this this one size fits all. Each image is placed to create a precise 360˚ model of the Moon's orbit around the Earth. Instructions are sewn inside the tag with moon phase names and which order they go in. Black. One size with adjustable tab; fits most adults and kids.
Henrietta Swan Leavitt Pint Glass
Back in 1893, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, was not allowed to operate a telescope at the Harvard College Observatory. However, her fascination for the luminosity of Cepheid variable stars, and her determination to look at the plates of 1,777 variable stars, identify them, and measure their brightness, let her to discover the relation between the luminosity and the period of Cepheid variable stars.
Apollo 11 Star Chart Art Poster, 12” x 24”
In celebration of Apollo 11’s voyage to the moon, this 16” x 24” art poster exhibits how the stars were used in conjunction with an onboard guidance system to direct the spacecraft onto and away from the lunar surface. To determine their location, an astronaut would optically locate a star and input the code from the chart into the system, which would calculate the position of the spacecraft.
Space Shuttle Wax Seal Kit
Only 1 left! Give your stationary some vintage flair with this sealing wax kit celebrating space travel. It’s also the perfect gift for the person who has everything! Each seal comes in its own kraft box with a stick of metallic silver mailable sealing wax with a wick for quick and easy use. Light the wick and allow a pool of wax to collect on your envelope, then press the seal into the center of the pool (if it's hot out, it works best to chill the seal a bit) and your letter is secure!
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Astronomy Notecards (set of 4)
If you still send notecards to connect with friends and family and want to share your passion for astronomy, correspond with these elegant, nostalgic-looking notecards featuring an old observatory sketch, an early scientific illustration of spectra of light from various sources, a waxing crescent moon image, or vintage Saturn and ring illustrations. Set of 4, one of each. 4.5” x 6” folded. 100% recycled card and envelope. Blank inside.
Big Dipper/Little Dipper Earrings
A perfect pair of earrings for the Ursa Major and Ursa Minor geek! The earring set is made of sterling silver hooks and sliver plated pendants. Approx 1" diameter.
Big Dipper Necklace (1 1/4"), 22" chain
The Big Dipper necklace is the perfect gift for astronomer lovers! The most visible part of the constellation Ursa Major, this necklace is a silver plated 1 1/4" pendant on a 22" sterling silver chain.
Voyager Golden Record Necklace, 22"
This unisex Voyager Golden Record cover necklace is the perfect gift for the astronomy geek. The Voyager Golden Records are phonograph records which were sent to outer space, beyond the solar system, on the Voyager spacecrafts in 1977. They contain a message to aliens or future humans. Rough, scratched finish. 24k gold plated; 1.2″ pendant, 22” chain.
The Total Skywatcher's Manual - 2nd Edition
The Total Skywatcher’s Manual - 2nd edition has a new look and a new price! This family-friendly guide was created for astronomy enthusiasts of all ages & backgrounds. Written by ASP staff (Linda Shore, David Prosper, and Vivian White), this quintessential guide will help you choose the best telescope, identify constellations and objects in the night sky, search for extraterrestrial phenomena, plan star parties, capture beautiful space imagery and much more.
Bullet Space Pen
The iconic Bullet Space Pen celebrates the historic role the original Fisher Space Pen played in space exploration starting with Apollo 7 in 1968. A great gift that also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the landing on the moon. Measures 5 3/8” open, 3 7/8” closed.
Mission Moon 3-D Book
Only 2 left! The perfect gift, Mission Moon 3-D is a beautifully illustrated story of the space race captured in stereo 3-D with over 150 3-D photographs and 200 mono photographs. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the landing on the moon in July of 1969, this book includes a Lite-Owl 3-D viewer nested within the backcover. Written by David J. Eicher and illustrated by Brian May and Claudia Manzoni. 192 pgs. 9 ½”w x 12 ½” h.
Illuminated Moon Globe
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon Landing, National Geographic and Replogle Globes have partnered up with this special edition Illuminated Moon Globe. Gently tap the globe for 5 minutes of illumination, or leave it on and use as a nightlight. 12" diameter.
Limited Edition “Eclipse Over Oregon” – 12” x 18” photograph, matted
Taken by landscape & amateur photographer and ASP Director of the Teacher Learning Center, Brian Kruse, this gorgeous 12”x18” limited edition (20 prints), signed print features the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse as seen and taken from the Indian Trail Spring on the Ochoco National Forest, Oregon during the Oregon Star Party.
Glass Earth Earrings (pair)
Sure to strike up a conversation and be admired by those around you, our Earth Earrings are made of glass and covered with the geographically accurate, full color, natural Earth continents. ½ “ globe, gold plated ear wires, made in the USA.
Lunt 8x32 SUNoculars
Safely view and study sunspot activity, magnetic storms, eclipses, and planetary transits, with this larger size, safe viewer from Lunt, the premier manufacturer of solar telescopes and filters. If you know someone who loves to observe the Sun, this larger size makes a great viewer for safely observing daytime astronomy all year round!
Sunspotter Solar Telescope
The safer solar telescope. Solar viewing is a great activity for amateur astronomers and school kids. Now it's safe and practical. Observers or students in a small group can view and track sunspots across the Sun. A beautiful, fascinating, and durable astronomical tool that everyone will enjoy. Shipping is included in price. See shipping exceptions and Staff Pick Review below.
The Blue Planet Globe - Special Order Item
Please contact Customer Service for price and shipping information. This product is only available to ship within the continental United States.
ASP 125th Commemorative Limited Edition Pin
Limited edition, commemorative lapel pin to celebrate the ASP's 125th anniversary. 1 inch diameter.