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Stargazer : A Step-by-step Guide to the Southern Night Sky

By: DK with forward by Dr Maggie Aderin-Pockock

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Dorling Kindersley: 2019

Edition: Southern Hemisphere Edition

Seller ID: 9780143795575

ISBN: 0143795570

Condition: New


Stargazer takes you through constellations one-by-one, linking them together as you progress using easy-to-follow star routes that guide you across the celestial sphere. Adapted carefully for the southern hemisphere, this book is perfect for budding astronomers learning to navigate our expansive and fascinating universe. Complete with practice exercises, stunning colour photography of nebulas and galaxies, and amazing facts about our solar system and beyond, this book is a reliable and exciting new guide to our skies. View more info

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Astronomy 2017 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

By: Ken Wallace and Glenn Dawes and Peter Northfield

Price: $27.95  $17.95

Publisher: Australia, Quasar Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: A1129

ISBN: 0992440920

Condition: New


This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night sky. This critically acclaimed work, produced by three well known experts in the field, takes a unique approach to explaining and identifying the Sun, Moon, planets and constellations; it is simply the best publication of its type in the world. View more info

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Astronomy 2018 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

By: Ken Wallace and Glenn Dawes and Peter Northfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Quasar Publishing: 2017

Seller ID: A1373

ISBN: 0992440939

Condition: New


This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night sky. This critically acclaimed work, produced by three well known experts in the field, takes a unique approach to explaining and identifying the Sun, Moon, planets and constellations; it is simply the best publication of its type in the world. About the Author: Quasar Publishing consists of the three authors of the yearbooks: Glenn Dawes, Peter Northfield and Ken Wallace (Glenn and Ken in Sydney and Peter, in more recent years, based in Echuca, Vic). Prior to... View more info

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A Brief History of Time : From the Big Bang to Black Holes

By: Stephen Hawking

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Bantam: 2011

Edition: Updated Edition

Seller ID: 9780857501004

ISBN: 0857501003

Condition: New


Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in the internationally acclaimed masterpiece by the world renowned physicist - generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory. To this day A Brief History of Time remains a staple o... View more info

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Atlas of the Southern Night Sky Fifth Edition

By: Steve Massey

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2018

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 9781925546378

ISBN: 1925546373

Condition: New


If you ever needed a book to help you explore the wonderful night skies from down under, be it Australia, South America, South Africa or New Zealand, this is it!. With hundreds of full colour star charts and maps of the Moon and planets of our Solar System, this book will ensure you get the most out of a pair of binoculars or a small telescope from suburban and dark country sky locations. Beautifully illustrated with many tips and advice on how to both understand, observe and even photograph the night sky, including the stars, galaxies, nebulae, Sun, Moon, asteroids, comets and planets from th... View more info

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2019 Guide To The Night Sky: A Month-by-month Guide To Exploring The Skies South Of The Equator [Southern Hemisphere Edition]

By: Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion

Price: $12.95

Publisher: UK, Collins: 2018

Edition: 2019

Seller ID: 9780008294991

ISBN: 0008294992

Condition: New


A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2019. This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Now includes a section on comets and a map of the moon.Diagrams drawn for the latitude of southern Australia, but including events visible from New Zealand and South Africa.Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion.Content includes:• Advice on where to start looking.• Easy-to-use star map... View more info