Amazon.com's annual Amazon Prime Day megasale is in full swing and includes deals on binoculars, kids' telescopes, space-themed home decor and toys. Here is a roundup of our favorite sale items for space lovers.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 period to see what we find!
Prime Day officially started on Monday (July 16) at 3 p.m. EDT (1900 GMT), and it will end on Wednesday (July 18) at 3 a.m. EDT (0700 GMT). 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.
Telescopes and Binoculars
SALE ENDED — Celestron 70-mm Travel Scope
Perfect for amateur astronomers on the go, this 70-mm Travel Scope by Celestron is compact and portable, and it comes with a handy backpack and tripod. This telescope was on sale for $46.75, or 48% off from the original price of $89.95, but that "lightning deal"ended Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (1930 GMT). The telescope is still available for $74.65, a 17% discount.
Barska Anchormaster Spyscope with Mahogany Tripod
This gorgeous, handcrafted brass refracting telescope stands on a Mahogany tripod with extendable legs. It has a 50-mm objective lens and an adjustable magnification between 15x and 45x. It usually costs $426.60, but it's on sale today for $402.99. (This item is already low in stock on Amazon, so don't wait too long to snag one before they run out!)
Gskyer 130EQ Astronomical Reflector Telescope
Get $100 off of this reflector telescope by the German company Gskyer. The 130-mm telescope is on sale for $399.99, down from its usual price of $499.99.
GeoSafari Jr. My First Telescope
Made specially for the smallest and youngest stargazers, this simple, cute and colorful scope is designed just for small faces and hands. It has 10x magnification and two large eyepieces to help kids correctly line up their eyes to the lenses. This scope is on sale for $24.99, or 17% off from its usual price of $29.99.
SOLD OUT — Celestron NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
Get this powerful telescope for 40% off on Prime Day! It normally sells for $500 and was on sale for $299. Amazon's Prime Day supply has sold out, but you can still get this telescope from third-party sellers at a higher price.
SOLD OUT — Celestron AstroMaster 102AZ Refractor Telescope
Observe the moon, planets, stars and other celestial objects with this Celestron telescope. It comes with an altazimuth mount and a tripod for easy setup. This telescope was on sale for $191.25 (down 36% from its usual price of $300). Amazon's Prime Day supply has sold out, but you can still get this telescope from third-party sellers at a higher price
Bushnell Falcon 10x50 Wide Angle Binoculars
Another excellent and low-cost pair of binoculars by Bushnell, the Falcon wide-angle binoculars add a little extra breadth to your view — which makes these great for stargazing, birding and other outdoor activities. These are on sale for $29.38, compared to a usual price of $54.95.
Bushnell H2O Waterproof/Fogproof Roof Prism 10x42 Binoculars
A more afforable binocular than the Legend L-Series, these Bushnell H20 binoculars still feature powerful optics, a totally waterproof design and the same magnification. These are on sale for $66.72 and normally sell for $88.54.
SOLD OUT — Bushnell Legend L-Series 10x42mm Binoculars
These lightweight bioculars from Bushnell provide impressive optical quality and are totally weatherproof! Usually priced at $360, they were on safe for $143 (60% off). Amazon's Prime Day supply has sold out, but you can still get this telescope from third-party sellers at a higher price
Toys and Games
Lego Technic Air Race Jet 42066 Building Kit
Go supersonic with this huge Lego air race jet, or rebuild it into a private jet. The 1,151-piece set is recommended for more advanced Lego builders ages 10 and up. It's on sale for $111.97, compared to the usual retail price of $159.99.
Lego Space Shuttle Explorer
This Lego space shuttle building kit, released in summer 2017, is on sale this Prime Day for $20.99, which is 30% off from its usual price of $29.99. [Read Space.com's review]
Lego Women of NASA
This Lego Ideas building set includes minifigures of computer scientist Margaret Hamilton, astronomer Nancy Grace Roman, and astronauts Sally Ride and Mae Jemison. Also included are props relevant to each woman's contributions to the space program, like the Hubble Space Telescope and a small space shuttle. This Prime Day, get it for $19.99, or 20% off from its usual price of 24.99. [Lego's Awesome Women of NASA Building Set in Photos]
Space Invaders Retro Mini Arcade Game
The retro arcade game Space Invaders now fits in your pocket, so you can play it anywhere you go! This tiny arcade game is on sale for $15.19, or 16% off from the usual price of $17.99. (The price for this item has increased from $13.59.)
Inflatable Solar System Set
Have fun while learning about the solar system's eight planets, the sun, Earth's moon and Pluto! These inflatable models are big and durable, and they can be used as classroom props or beach toys. (Space.com staff writer Hanneke Weitering owns this set and keeps them handy at the office in case we ever need some fun planet props!) The set normally costs $50, but it's on sale for $35 today (30% off).
Ready, Set, Space! Learning Kit
Craft rockets, sundials, planet mobiles and other out-of-this world crafts with this learning kit for kids age 4 and up. It's on sale for $11.76, which is 35% off from the usual price of $17.85.
SOLD OUT — Stomp Rockets!
Blast foam rockets over 200 feet into the air with the stomp of a foot. These classic toys stay fun, and multiple people can play at the same time. This set includes two launchpads and six foam rockets, and it's recommended for ages 5 and up. It was on sale for $22.93, down 38% from the list price of $39.99. Amazon is currently out of stock, but this item is still available from third-party sellers at a higher price.
"Space Explorers" Educational Game
This far-out learning kit comes with 20 write-and-wipe activity mats with space-themed puzzles and other problem-solving activities. Intended for kids ages 6 to 9, this set helps young space fans build skills while also learning about the universe. It's on sale for $17.59, or 20% off from the usual price of $21.99.
More space deals
SALE ENDED — Embroidered NASA Patches
Sport your NASA fandom with these four classic embroidered patches. The set includes NASA's old "worm" logo, NASA's current logo, the 100th space shuttle mission patch and an American flag. These were on sale for $10.30 (down 20% from $12.88), but the "lightning deal" ended on Tuesday at 4:45 p.m. EDT (20145 GMT). However, they are not sold out and are still available for $12.88.
"Star Trek: The Original Series" (The Complete Series)
Live long and watch all of "Star Trek: The Original Series." This Prime Day, you can get the complete series for $34.99, or 36% off from the usual price of $54.52.
The Sextant Handbook
Learn to navigate by the stars! Be prepared just in case your smartphone GPS ever fails you, or simply impress your friends with your astronomical navigation skills. Normally priced at $34, the book is on sale for $27.29 (20% off).
LeSportsac Classic Hobo Bag
This roomy nylon purse is decked out with cute planets and comes with a matching cosmetic pouch. It's on sale for $48.51, down from a regular price of $75.
SALE ENDED — Galaxy Print Dog Collar
If you're shopping for space swag this Prime Day, don't forget your furry friends! This handmade dog collar will have your space pup looking totally out of this world. These collars were on sale for $17.59 each, but the sale has ended. They aren't sold out, though, and you can still get one for the original price of $21.99.