Name a galaxy for a friend or loved one

Billions of stars ... millions of planets ... spectacular nebulae ... black holes ... and more!



Your purchase contributes to our search for Earth-bound asteroids.

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3 Certificate Styles:

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Father & Child
We inscribe the lower right corner of the certificate with your personal message.
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Name a Galaxy Package Features:

  • Personal Letter from our Chief Astronomer
  • Scientific Profile of the galaxy
  • Galaxy Certificate
  • Full Color Star Chart
  • Rotating Star Map
  • Galaxy Registry Archive
  • Hubble Telescope Slide Show
  • ET Planet Finder Kit
  • Cyber delivery of your galaxy gift package

Packages start at $19.95

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Name a Galaxy Package Features:

name a starGalaxy Certificate

The certificate is inscribed with the recipient's name, the galaxy's astronomical name (the NGC number), and signed by an astronomer, curator, and archivist from Windowpane Observatory.

There are three certificate styles to choose from: a beautiful Roses certificate perfect for mothers and sweethearts, a Father and Son certificate that's a favorite for Father's Day, or the standard certificate style appropriate for anyone and any occassion.

Personal Letter from our Chief Astronomer

The Name a Galaxy gift package will contain a personally written and signed letter from our Chief Astronomer with a scientific profile of the galaxy and other interesting facts about your galaxy.

Star Chart

The full-color custom-made Star Chart locates the exact position of the galaxy in the night sky, relative to the Big Dipper and North Pole. With this chart, the galaxy can be easily located without a telescope.

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Rotating Star Map

Find the exact location of your galaxy any night of the year with this rotating map of the night sky. This star map shows the locations of constellations and planets. A fascinating 16-page booklet is included. Star map is 8.5" x 8.5".

Galaxy Registry Archives

All registered galaxies are archived in the Galaxy Registry Archives, which can be accessed at any time on this web site.

Hubble Telescope Slide Show

Included in your gift is a stunning Hubble Slide Show, a visual feast of images from deep space taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.

The Hubble Telescope Slide Show is an excellent addition to your Name a Galaxy package, and is available on CD or via e-delivery.

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The Extraterrestrial Planet Finder Kit

Your gift package may also include our famous Extraterrestrial Planet Finder Kit. Audio instruction, star charts and scientific profiles to show you how to find the nearest inhabitable planets from your own back yard, even without a telescope. The ET Planet Finder Kit gives coordinates and a star map of the 5 most visible of these stars and planets.

Listen to a sample.

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Your purchase contributes to the science of astronomical discovery at Windowpane Observatory. At Windowpane Observatory we are visually searching for comets, supernovas, and earth-crossing asteroids.


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Basic Archival Package

Basic Certificate

Hubble Slide Show Package

ET Planet Finder

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Basic Archival Package


Basic Certificate Package


Hubble Slide Show Package


ET Planet Finder Package

Real Galaxies by Real Astronomers.

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