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            The Secret Life of Stars: Astrophysics for Everyone

            The Secret Life of Stars: Astrophysics for Everyone (Hardback)

            By Harvey-Smith, Lisa; Illustrated by Chapman, Eirian

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            'Astrophysics made fun!' Pam Melroy, former astronaut and space shuttle commander 'The most enjoyable stroll through the cosmos' Gerry Griffin, former flight director, Apollo Mission Control We all know the Sun, the powerhouse of our solar system, but what about Luyten's Flare, t...he Rosino-Zwicky Object or Chanal's variable star? For those whose curiosity takes them far beyond Earth's atmosphere, The Secret Life of Stars offers a personal and readily understood introduction to some of the Galaxy's most remarkable stars. Each chapter connects us to the various different and unusual stars and their amazing characteristics and attributes, from pulsars, blue stragglers and white dwarfs to cannibal stars and explosive supernovae. With chapter illustrations by Eirian Chapman, this book brings to life the remarkable personalities of these stars, reminding readers what a diverse and unpredictable universe we live in and how fortunate we are to live around a stable star, our Sun.
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            ISBN 9781760761226
            Published AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime

            Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime (Hardback)

            By Harvey-Smith, Lisa; Illustrated by Matthews, Mel

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            Transports curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky. Astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith brings the night sky to life with her engaging storytelling, combined with brilliantly colourful illustrations.

            ISBN 9780522876086
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Melbourne University Press
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Where Did Pluto Go?: A Beginner's Guide to Understanding the 'New Solar System'

            Where Did Pluto Go?: A Beginner's Guide to Understanding the 'New Solar System' (Hardback)

            By Sutherland, Paul; Foreword by Tyson, Professor Neil DeGrasse

            A 21st century look at our Sun, its planets, and their moons - including the latest research on studying the mysteries of space. Examines how we read the night sky; constellations and the zodiac; motion of the planets; comparative sizes and locations; where the asteroid belt is; ...comets; satellites; theories of planet formation; and much more.
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            ISBN 9780762109777
            Published AU 1 Jul 2010
            Publisher Reader's Digest (Australia) Pt
            Interest Age General Audience
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            2019 Australasian Sky Guide
             

            2019 Australasian Sky Guide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lomb, Dr. Nick

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            Compact and easy to use, this popular guide by well-known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb has been providing stargazers with everything they need to know about the southern night sky for over 25 years. The 2018 guide contains monthly astronomy maps, viewing tips and highlights..., and details of the year's exciting celestial events. Wherever you are in Australia or New Zealand, easy calculations allow you to estimate local rise and set times for the Sun, Moon, and planets. The 2019 Australasian Sky Guide also provides information on the solar system, updated with the latest findings from space probes. Published annually, the Australasian Sky Guide continues to be a favourite with photographers, event planners, sports organisers, teachers, students - and anyone who looks up at the stars and wants to know more. Highlights for 2019: Venus near Jupiter in January and November Saturn covered by the Moon in April, August, September and November Partial eclipse of the Moon in July Transit of Mercury in November Partial eclipse of the Sun in December
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            ISBN 9781863172103
            Published AU 1 Sep 2018
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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            2021 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa
             

            2021 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dunlop, Storm; Tirion, Wil; Astronomy, Collins

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            A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2021.

            ISBN 9780008399795
            Released AU 2 Sep 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Mars: Explore the mysteries of the Red Planet

            Mars: Explore the mysteries of the Red Planet (Hardback)

            By DK

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            Has there ever been life on Mars? Will we be living there soon? HOW?! Discover the past, present, and future of the mysterious red planet in this beautiful non-fiction book for kids. The launch of Mars rovers by NASA, Europe, and China in 2020 will be the biggest science news of ...the year, and will reveal more about Mars than ever before. Get ahead with this amazing new book, which explores the evidence for past life on Mars, what's happening there now, and what it might look like to one day live on the red planet. Discover incredible space technology, learn how to spot the planet in the night sky throughout the year, and find out if YOU'VE got what it takes to join the teams travelling to Mars in the coming years. Children will adore this essential guide to the red planet. Incredible images and fun illustrations will ignite their imagination and give them a fascinating insight into what the future might hold...
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            ISBN 9780241409589
            Released AU 19 May 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Smallest Lights In The Universe

            The Smallest Lights In The Universe (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Seager, Sara

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            In The Smallest Lights in the Universe, MIT astrophysicist Sara Seager interweaves the story of her search for meaning and solace after losing her first husband to cancer, her unflagging search for an Earth-like exoplanet and her unexpected discovery of new love.

            ISBN 9780008328269
            Released AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Ball, a Dog, and a Monkey: 1957 -- The Space Race Begins
             

            A Ball, a Dog, and a Monkey: 1957 -- The Space Race Begins (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By D'Antonio, Michael

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            Fifty years after it began, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Michael D'Antonio captures the wackiness of the first year of the space race.

            ISBN 9780743294324
            Released AU 17 Nov 2008
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
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            Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece
             

            Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece (Hardback)

            By Benson, Michael

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            ISBN 9781501163937
            Released AU 1 May 2018
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Life beyond Earth: The Search for Habitable Worlds in the Universe
             

            Life beyond Earth: The Search for Habitable Worlds in the Universe (Hardback)

            By Coustenis, Athena; Encrenaz, Therese

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            An engaging account of our quest for habitable environments, recounting fascinating recent discoveries and providing insight into future space missions.

            ISBN 9781107026179
            Released AU 12 Sep 2013
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
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