It's perfect for cooler weather! Crisp and bright embroidered moon phases wrap around this warm & stretchy fleece cap. Each image is placed to create a precise 360˚ model of the Moon's orbit around the Earth. The fleece cap comes with instructions sewn with moon phase names and which order they go in. One size fits most adults and kids.
Moonphase Calendar 2022
Reserve today! Available early September. Our popular Moonphase Calendar includes the daily phase, dates of full moon, new moon first quarter, last quarter, apogee, perigee supermoons, blue moons, equinoxes, solstices, and names of full moons.
Observer's Handbook 2022
Reserve your copy today! Available in November. Published annually since 1907 by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, the Observer's Handbook has become the must-have reference book for people interested in astronomy. Available mid November.
Deep Space Mysteries Calendar 2022
In stock now! Celebrate the beauty of deep space each month with stunning images of nebulae, spiral galaxies, planets, star-forming regions, and more. Informative essays accompany each photograph, and celestial viewing opportunities, moon phases, conjunctions, meteor showers, historical events, and national holidays are listed each month.
Celestial Vintage Calendar 2022
This beautifully designed poster-style calendar depicts the celestial world from vintage art. You'll want to frame each month!
Constellations 1000 piece Puzzle
This 1000 piece puzzle features a favorite image of constellation vintage artwork.
A Year of the Night Sky Calendar 2022
Our bestselling calendar! A Year of the Night Sky 2022 Calendar includes glow-in-the-dark monthly star charts (as the sky appears from North America), daily phases of the Moon, planetary positions, eclipses, major constellations, deep-sky objects, viewing tips, photos of stars, planets, moons, and more. Designed by Charles Nix and written by Richard Talcott, senior editor of Astronomy magazine.
The Art of NASA: The Illustrations that Sold the Missions
Formed in 1958, NASA has long maintained a department of visual artists to depict the concepts and technologies created in humankind's quest to explore the final frontier. 200 artworks featured in the large=format edition were culled from a reserve of approximately 3,000 files deep in the NASA archives. See more info below. c 2020. 12” x 12”. Hardcover. 192 pgs
This ceramic mug pays homage to the newest rover to land on Mars February 18, 2021
Star Map Notebook
Record the number of shooting stars you see or take notes in astronomy lecture with this softcover, lined, star map notebook. 112pp, 6.75" x 9", soy-based ink, lays flat, 100% recycled paper.
Moon Phases Baseball Cap
Back in time for warmer weather, this unique canvas baseball cap features moon phases wrapped around in the correct order and placement, so you can use it to find the Moon in the sky at any time during its 29.5-day 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.
Pi Earrings - Sterling Silver, Handcrafted
Beautifully handcrafted in Oregon, these sterling silver Pi earrings will help you celebrate the “irrational” and Pi Day every March 14! 1” length, s925 stamped sterling silver. Push back closure. Includes jewelry pouch.
Pi Necklace with 18" Chain, Sterling Silver
Handcrafted in Oregon, this 1” sterling silver necklace will start an “irrational” conversation! S925 Sterling Silver, 18” sterling silver chain. Jewelry pouch included.
Star Chart Thermos
Fill this thermos, decorated with star maps of both the Northern and Southern sky, with something hot for cold stargazing nights, or with something refreshing to take to your astronomy class online. Stainless steel, handwash.
Pi Wax Seal
Add some vintage flair and your love of Pi to your stationary with this sealing wax kit. It’s also the perfect gift for the person who has everything! Each seal comes in its own kraft box with a stick of deep red mailable sealing wax with a wick for quick and easy use.
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.
Mae Jamison T-Shirt - Women's S - XL
Mae Jamison, the first African-American to travel in space, is celebrated by Artist Stacie Bloomfield for her accomplishments as astronaut, physician, and engineer. 100 Cotton. Womens S-XL. Made in Peru
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.
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.
Night Sky Star Chart Double Old-Fashioned (set/2)
Spend an evening sipping your favorite cocktail in good company while gazing at the stars with this pair of Night Sky double old-fashioned glasses. Designed with clean lines and simple elegance, they're perfect for showing off your favorite whiskey, mixed drink, or iced coffee. Each glass depicts the night sky over a wooded landscape in the Northern Hemisphere; one glass for the stars viewable in summer, and the other for those we see in winter. Made in USA. Set of two unique glasses.
NASA Retro Logo T-shirt
Wear a little nostalgia with this retro NASA insignia t-shirt celebrating a pioneer of space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research in this retro NASA insignia t-shirt. Women should consider ordering a size down for a more fitted look. Ringspun, airlume combed 100% cotton. Unisex M, L, XL, XXL
Astronomy Zip Case
This two-sided zip case, made of 100% recycled 12 oz cotton canvas is sturdy enough to hold toiletries, or pens & pencils. Perfect for travel or everyday use. Lined in 5 oz recycled cotton. Machine wash cold. Tumble Dry. 6” x 10”
FirstScope, by Celestron, is an ideal entry level astronomical Dobsonian-style telescope from a telescope maker famous for its quality Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes and signature Orange tubes. The FirstScope, offers a high quality 76mm reflector optical tube, on a manual alt-azimuth mount, is portable and lightweight making it easy to store and transport. Comes with Starry Night Software. See details below. 2-year warranty.
Glencoe Illuminated Constellation 12" Globe
Our popular illuminated constellation globe is now offered on a stand designed from a Frank Lloyd Wright pedestal created for Booth Park in Glencoe Illinois back in 1911. The stand is walnut stained hardwood with die-cast top and bottom plates. The illumination features stars, constellations and nebulae when not lit, and over 70 celestial images when lit. Perfect as a learning tool that can be a nightlight and décor all in one. Dropship only. 12” globe
ASP Stylus & Ink Pen set/6
Keep one in your bag, near your tablet, computer, or bedside for night time scrolling on your mobile phone. Or gift it! Our exclusive 2-in-1 ASP pen features a smooth grip finish with both ink for writing the old-fashioned way, or a stylus for easy swiping on your electronic devices. Set of 6.
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.
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.
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
Earth, Mars and Moon Marble Set
Perfect for gift giving, this detailed 1 3/8" glass Earth, 13/16" Mars and 1/2" Moon, all approximately to scale at ~1/300 millionth true size - includes a pouch & display stands, all inside a clear acrylic box with educational card.
ASP Galaxy Umbrella
This exclusive educational umbrella features artist Robert Hurt's rendering of astronomers' best understanding of the Milky Way Galaxy. The high-quality, collapsible umbrella, part of our Big Astronomy toolkit, includes a key to scaled distances, including our place in the galaxy, the farthest stars we see, and distances to nearby galaxies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 1 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.