As many as 100 billion stars in one galaxy! Galaxies are also home to supernovae, star clusters, black holes and other spectacular celestial wonderments.
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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- Personal Letter to Mom from our Chief Astronomer
- Scientific Profile of her galaxy
- Galaxy Certificate (framable)
- Full Color Star Chart
- Special listing in the online Galaxy Registry Archive
- Hubble Telescope Slide Show
- Express e-delivery
Name a Galaxy Package Features:
When you order, the galaxy recipient will immediately receive via email a Personal letter from one of our astronomers with a scientific profile of the galaxy. A signed, hardcopy of the letter will arrive in the mail with the Galaxy package.
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.
Each 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.
Galaxy Registry Archive
All registered galaxies are archived in the Galaxy Registry of Names, which can be accessed at any time on this web site.
Hubble Slide Show
You can include with your gift a stunning Hubble Slide Show, a visual feast of images from deep space, viewable on any computer with internet connection.