Amazon.com’s annual Amazon Prime Day megasale begins Monday, June 21 at 3 a.m. EDT (0700 GMT) and will last two days. Space fans can expect to find deals on binoculars, kids’ telescopes, space-themed home decor and toys. Here is a roundup of our favorite sale items for space lovers.
The deals are only available to people with an Amazon Prime account. Prime costs $119 per year, but users can try it free for 30 days.
We’ll update this page throughout Amazon Prime Day with more deals for space fans as we see them, so don’t forget to check back periodically to see what we find! Also be sure to check out our other Prime Day deals roundups:
Telescopes & Binoculars
Celestron NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope| Save 16% | Now $421 at Amazon + FREE Starry Night software
While this configuration of the Celestron NexStar 130SLT doesn’t quite hit the magnification of the AstroMaster 114EQ but it more than makes up for it with a wider aperture and larger mirror that allows more light in. It also has a GoTo mount to easily find celestial objects in the night sky and is robust thanks to its steel tripod. It offers more upgrade options in the future so if you think you’re going to get serious about skywatching then this is a great telescope to start your journey with.
Celestron SkyMaster 25×100 Astro Binoculars| Save 10% | Now $380 at Amazon
If you’re serious about skywatching, but also value portability then the SkyMaster 25×100 Astro Binoculars are the smart choice. Far better than most portable telescopes, these binoculars are a serious bit of skywatching kit offering 25x magnification and a huge 100mm aperture as well as a rugged, water-resistant design. They also come with a tripod adapter for added stability and hands-free use.
Celestron Outland X 8×24 Binoculars| Save 5% | Now $80 at Amazon
These compact binoculars offer good 8x magnification for casual skywatching but also deliver outstanding performance for birdwatching. With a tough, grippy exterior and waterproof design, they are made to withstand the great outdoors on even the most arduous hikes. They come with the added benefit of being filled and sealed with nitrogen gas, making them immune to fogging. Normally priced at up to $87.95, these are a great addition to your skywatching arsenal at just $49.
Lego City Space Deep Space Rocket and Launch Control Building Kit | Save 20% | Now $80 at Amazon
Get ready to launch to Mars! This rocket has all the parts needed for an amazing mission to the Red Planet. You can set the rocket atop a launchpad, which is easily connectable to a separate launch control center using a monorail. The launch control facility includes a detachable window section, and the ability to fold it out or set a countdown. This 837-piece set comes with many accessories, including a robot, a space telescope, astronaut minifigures, ground personnel, and a tile with a secret symbol.View Deal
Funko Super Sized POP! ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ D-O vinyl figure| Save 52% | Now $25 on Amazon
D-O, the excitable and quirky little droid who Rey fixed up in The Rise of Skywalker, is on sale for 52% off its original price of $49.99, selling during Prime Day at $25. The vinyl figure stands 10 inches (25 centimeters) tall.View Deal
Lego Star Wars: The Razor Crest: $130 at Amazon
This best-selling set features the famous Razor Crest ship of “Star Wars: The Mandalorian.” Included are four minifigures: The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, Greef Karga and Scout Trooper.View Deal
Books & Games
Terraforming Mars | Save 17% | Now $58 at Amazon
It’s smart, challenging and beautifully crafted and now you can get the Terraforming Mars base game with a 17% discount, saving you just under $12 on the usual price.
Terraforming Mars: Turmoil | Save 26% | Now $26 at Amazon
All is not well on Mars. This expansion lets you struggle for control of the transforming Council and influencing the politics that have developed. Turmoil includes new corporations, projects, and new global events cards that can throw anything from dust storms to uprisings at the players.
Space-opoly | Save 29% | Now $18 at Amazon
“Dr. Wonderful and Her Dog Blast Off to the Moon!” | Save 22% | Now $14 on Amazon
This kids book, written by Lauren Gunderson and illustrated by Valerio Fabbretti (Two Lions, 2017), follows the journey of the ever-curious Dr. Wonderful, as she and her canine companion head for the lunar surface.
From Amazon: “Dr. Wonderful loves asking big questions…and using science to answer them. She and her dog, Newton, want to know why the moon changes shape in the sky every night. But how can they study the moon when it’s so far away? By blasting off into space, of course! On their amazing journey, this detective duo gathers clues to solve their lunar mystery using the powers of science, curiosity, and teamwork.”
The hardcover version is currently $13.95, down from a list price of $17.99 (or free with Kindle Unlimited). The Kindle version is free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription.View Deal
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