Anyone who has any interest in space, moons, planets, or stars is a budding astronomer. While I personally can’t name any more than 3-star constellations I do know my planets and the basic understanding of how space works. So maybe I need some of these gift ideas to help me understand a little bit better…
10 – Tape – Buy Now on Amazon: >> Click Here <<
I’m not sure anyone would want a roll of Galaxy duck-tape for a gift idea, but I did say it was more unusual gifts. And besides, I love the look of it and would cover everything I owned with the stuff!
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It seems Monopoly will tie its self to just about anything and everything! Will a buying and selling game work well within a space setting? Well, I am willing to find out.
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With this kit, you can create your very own solar system! With all the planets represented and galaxy base middle it combines both science and creativity in one big box of fun.
7 – Umbrella – Buy Now on Amazon: >> Click Here <<
This perfectly aligned night sky umbrella is just the job for a bit of wet night star-gazing. Get the sky lined up on a dry night and you could even learn about the locations and indeed names of the night-time stars.
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Made by Swiss company Schönstaub these amazing, hand-woven rugs are made to look like outer-space only on your living room floor! Do you think if you own this you might end up with Space carpet bugs?!?
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By simply adding your favourite hot drink to this mug will reveal six-star constellations to help grow your knowledge and understanding of the night’s sky. Plus it is a mug!
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Powered by solar cells this mesmerising globe of Jupiter is amazing to look at and perfect for the desk of any amateur astronomers.
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With all 10 planets (Yes Pluto is a real planet) included this food chopping board is the perfect way to align your food up to these massive celestial bodies.
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Sure it costs just as much as a trip of Spaceship One, but this is not 10 affordable gift ideas for Astronomers, it is unusual gift ideas and they don’t come any more original, unique or as beautiful than this watch made by Van Cleef & Arpel
1 – Planetarium – Buy Now on Amazon: >> Click Here <<
I have been lucky enough to visit a few Planetariums in my time and introduce my child to Astronomy as well, so I think this amazing home Planetarium projector is the perfect way for us both to learn a lot more. Plus it will make for one fantastic night light!