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

            Stargazer: A Step-by-step Guide to the Southern Night Sky (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Australia, Dk

            • RRP: $29.99
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            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 naviga...te 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.
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            ISBN 9780143795575
            Published AU 2 Apr 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Galaxies: Inside the Universe's Star Cities
             

            Galaxies: Inside the Universe's Star Cities (Hardback)

            By Eicher, David

            • RRP: $55.00
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            • Pub Date
              26 May 20

            A jaw-dropping visual guide to the most dazzling, fascinating, and unusual galaxies in the universe, with the editor in chief of Astronomy as your personal guide

            ISBN 9781472273444
            Released AU 26 May 2020
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            2020 Australasian Sky Guide
             

            2020 Australasian Sky Guide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lomb, Nick

            • RRP: $16.99
            • $16.99
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            Compact, easy to use and reliable, 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 2020 guide contains monthly sky maps, an Indigenous astronomy... section, 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 2020 Australasian Sky Guide also provides information on the solar system, updated with the latest findings from space probes.
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            ISBN 9781863172134
            Published AU 15 Sep 2019
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Black Holes: A Very Short Introduction

            Black Holes: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

            By Blundell, Katherine M.

            • RRP: $17.99
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            In this Very Short Introduction, Katherine Blundell looks at the seemingly paradoxical, mysterious, and intriguing phenomena of astrophysical black holes. Outlining what a black hole actually is and how they are characterised, she separates the scientific fact from science fictio...n, and demonstrates the interesting role they play in the cosmos.
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            ISBN 9780199602667
            Released AU 24 Dec 2015
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Very Short Introductions
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            Stars

            Stars (Paperback, New edition)

            By Kaler, James B.

            • RRP: $27.00
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            Including images from the Hubble Space Telescope, this text explains the history, folklore and life-cycle of stars, as well as the evolution of high-mass stars, whose deaths generate supernovae, pulsars, neuron stars and black holes.

            ISBN 9780716760313
            Released AU 15 Dec 1998
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Scientific American Library
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            Legends of the Stars

            Legends of the Stars (Hardback)

            By Moore, CBE, DSc, FRAS, Sir Patrick

            • RRP: $32.99
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            The stories behind the constellations

            ISBN 9780752449029
            Released AU 6 Mar 2009
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Orbital Debris: A Technical Assessment

            Orbital Debris: A Technical Assessment (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; on Space Debris, Committee; Academy of Sciences, National

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            Examines the methods we can use to characterize orbital debris, estimates the magnitude of the debris population, and assesses the hazard that this population poses to spacecraft. This report also takes a close look at the projected future growth in the debris population and eval...uates approaches to reducing that growth.
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            ISBN 9780309051255
            Released AU 15 Jan 1995
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Stars & Galaxies
             

            Stars & Galaxies (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)

            By Backman, Dana E.; Seeds, Michael A.

            • RRP: $134.99
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            With this newly revised Eighth Edition of STARS AND GALAXIES, the authors' goals are to help you use astronomy to understand science--and use science to understand what we are. Fascinating, engaging, and visually vibrant, this text will help you answer two fundamental questions: ...What are we? And how do we know?
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            ISBN 9781111990664
            Released AU 13 Dec 2011
            Publisher Cengage Learning, Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Little Book of Stars
             

            The Little Book of Stars (Hardback, 2001 ed.)

            By Kaler, James B.

            • RRP: $47.99
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            Following on the success of the first of the Little Books...: (Hogan, Little Book of the Big Bang), Kaler examines all aspects of the nature, birth, life and death of stars, and their meaning for us. Technical detail is kept to a minimum. The book is meant to be read by intereste...d laypeople.
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            ISBN 9780387950051
            Released AU 17 Nov 2000
            Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Little Book Series
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            Black Holes: Gravitational Interactions
             

            Black Holes: Gravitational Interactions (Hardback)

            By D'Eath, P. D.

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            This work starts with a survey of the standard theory of black holes, and then studies, analytically, the interaction of a black hole with another strongly self-gravitating system (such as the extra universe on and through black holes).

            ISBN 9780198514794
            Released AU 18 Jul 1996
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Oxford Mathematical Monographs
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