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. Available early November. Order early!
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. Available early November. Order today!
Book Set: The Space Race & Planetary Science
A staff pick for an excellent science book set for teens ages 12 to15! In The Space Race: How the Cold War Put Humans on the Moon, where teens explore the race to the moon against the chilling backdrop of the Cold War. In Planetary Science: Explore New Frontiers, readers embark on a journey through the solar system and beyond, exploring planets, moons, dwarf planets, exoplanets and everything in-between. Author Matthew Brenden Wood, Illustrator Samuel Carbaugh. Ages 12-15. Softcover.
ASP Exclusive Milky Way Heat Sensitive Mug
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 of one of the first star gazing events for the ASP. 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.
Voyager Golden Record Necklace, 22"
This unisex Voyager Golden Record cover necklace is 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. Available early November. Order today!
Facts From Space!
We've brought back a favorite of ours for the holidays! A contributing editor to Sky & Telescope, author of Facts from Space! Dan Regas gives us a guided tour through the Universe with space facts and celestial trivia – the perfect gift for sci-fi fans, armchair astronomers and budding enthusiasts.
A Year of the Night Sky – 2020 Calendar
Our bestselling calendar! A Year of the Night Sky 2020 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. Now in stock!
2020 Moonphase Calendar
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. In print for 40 years, this beautiful, astronomically correct chart uses silver crescents keyed to the date and day of the week. Times are shown in Universal Time for world-wide use. A MoonWatcher guide featuring articles related to eclipses, apogee/perigee, blue moons etc is included.
2020 Observer's Handbook
Published annually for over 100 years by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, the Observer's Handbook has become the must-have reference book for people interested in astronomy and the standard North American reference for data on the sky. Available late November.
Deep Space Mysteries – 2020 Calendar
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.
Bear's Shadow Activity
Now available! Children listen to the story Moonbear’s Shadow and then recreate scenes from the picture book, using a bear figure and a flashlight (to represent the Sun.) Children explore how the position of the light affects the size, shape, and position of the shadow.
Bear's Shadow Activity Classroom Set (6)
Children listen to the story Moonbear’s Shadow and then recreate scenes from the picture book, using a bear figure and a flashlight (to represent the Sun.) Children explore how the position of the light affects the size, shape, and position of the shadow. Enough to share in a classroom. Contact us for availability.
Bear's Shadow Activity Expansion Set
The Expansion Set for Bear's Shadow Activity is a great addition to the Classroom set or the single Activity. Select More Info for contents.
Moon Activity Kit (Lg)
Rediscover our closest satellite with the large Moon Activity Kit! Filled with multiple activities to do as a family or within a group, the kit comes with evergreen tools perfectly suited for families and informal educators! What a fun way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landing! Price includes shipping. Find out what’s included in the kit. More Info.
Moon Activity Kit (Sm)
Rediscover our closest satellite with the small Moon Activity Kit! Filled with multiple activities to do as a family or within a group, this smaller activity kit comes with evergreen tools perfectly suited for families and informal educators! What a fun way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landing! Price includes shipping. Find out what’s included in this kit. More Info.
Set of Moon Cards: Exploring Moon Phases & Moon Stories
These two card sets are the perfect pairing for sharing stories and facts about the moon with families and groups as you create events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of landing on the moon. Both are printed on sturdy card stock and include a ring for ease of carrying. More Info.
Vol. 516 – Celebrating the 2017 Great American Eclipse: Lessons Learned from the Path of Totality
Your purchase of this volume includes a printed copy and electronic access. With your purchase of this title online, you will receive email instructions on how to access the e-Book version. If you wish to use our printable order form and mail or fax it to us, you will need to include your email address on this form in order to receive electronic access to the purchased volume(s).
Lite Owl - 3D Viewer
Designed by Brian May, the Lite Owl is the perfect 3-D viewer to view our Astronomy 3D stereocards and our new CD Moon Mission book. Thin and light it is perfect to view any modern or vintage stereo images, 3-D videos and even VR content on a smart phone. Since it is hand held focusing is very and can be used by glass wearers. Shipping cost is included in the price.
The Lite Owl – 3D Viewer with Astronomical Cards
This set of 12 Astronomical stereo cards and 3-D viewer (see image in More Info) were designed and selected by Brian May. The hand held viewer is self focusing and perfect to view any modern or vintage stereo images and 3-D videos. The cards come in a specially created adhesive-free box designed by May.
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.
Sun Tracker (set of 4)
The ASP Staff is super excited to offer the Sun Tracker. We’ve been testing it for a few months now and can’t wait to see what happens after a year of tracking. The perfect tool for doing science in the classroom or at-home, the Sun Tracker includes a gel-cling and 96 stickers that help you keep track of the Sun’s changing position.
Mission Moon 3-D Book
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.
The Moon - folded pocket guide
The perfect size to travel with, this folding pocket guide, in its 2nd edition, is a simple reference to the Moon and its surface features, its phases (and how these affect gravitation on Earth), eclipses, myths and viewing hints. Side 2 includes detailed maps highlighting prominent craters, mountains ranges, seas, highlands and manned moon landing sites. Laminated. All ages. James Kavanagh. c 2017 8 ½”h x 3 2/3”w. Shipping included in the price.
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.