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Binary Star

$65.00 NZD

It takes two to tango around a barycenter. Celebrate the gravity of your special connection with a loved one with our Adopt a Star: Binary Star package.

Have you found a person you want to be with through space and time? Or, is there a particular friend you’d be lost without?  Binary stars often revolve around a common center (barycenter) in a celestial dance through the ages. Celebrate your connection to someone you think is out of this world by adopting a binary star cluster in your names today.

Your adopted star is visible from New Zealand and unique to you through the Space Place Adopt a Star programme.

Your Adopt a Star: Binary Star package contains:

  • A certificate dedicating the selected star to a nominated person or event
  • Coordinates and instructions on how to locate your adopted star in the night sky
  • Background information on your star’s constellation and type
  • A sheet of astronomical terms
  • Two A5 flatpack star supporter models to assemble
  • A complimentary pass for Adult or Child General Admission to Space Place 
  • Other options available include Single Stars, and Super Bright stars.


When purchasing, please enter the following information in the Special Instructions section at checkout:

  • Name/s or event you would like to appear on the certificate
  • Date to appear on the certificate. If left blank no date will be added.
  • Personalised message to appear on the certificate (max 70 characters). If left blank no message will be added.


The Adopt a Star programme run by Space Place does not provide any legal entitlement or scientific naming rights.

You can also adopt a Binary Star in store at Space Place.