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29 Gifts That Are Out Of This World

Find something for your very own cosmic wanderer of any age or planetary origin.

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5. This meteorite necklace.

For a more affordable bit of meteorite to adorn yourself with, try this tektite stone necklace. Tektites are small glassy stones probably formed when a meteorite hits a rock on Earth really fast. They are usually black, like the one above, but can also vary from light green to a greenish-yellow colour.

10. This print of a globular cluster.

Terzan 5 is a star cluster in the central "bulge" of our galaxy, the Milky Way. The European Southern Observatory says its "most likely the relic of a proto-galaxy that merged with the Milky Way during its very early days."

The print comes in three different sizes.

16. This watch that shows the accurate orbits of planets around our sun.

Pardon the $245,000 price tag for just one second to focus on how cool this astronomical timepiece is. Made with 396 separate parts and using some fancy stones, it shows the actual orbits of the six planets closest to the sun.

Jupiter makes a full orbit after 12 years and Saturn after 29, so it's no wonder Uranus and Neptune were omitted. (Uranus takes 84 years to make a rotation and Neptune a mere 165 years).

20. These cozy collages.

If you haven't seen Beth Hoeckel Collage & Design's offerings, they're like the luxury atmosphere trip without the gargantuan price tag. They're available in a lot of forms that can fit any space budget, like rugs, clocks, pillows, and iPad skins.

28. A meteorite of your very own.

If you really want to go all out, you can shell out for a meteorite, which is space debris that has made its way to the Earth’s surface. Meteorite hunting is very real, and rare ones can be even more valuable than gold.

To guarantee authenticity, you can find one via NASA's shop at the Kennedy Space Center for $12,000 (left), which was retrieved from a recorded fall in China in — wait for it — 1516 A.D. They also offer some for $30.

If you're into high-end bidding, look for verified meteorites at auction houses like Sotheby's and Christie's. Even eBay has some, but be cautious of anything that isn't registered with the Meteoritical Society.