Everything you need to know about the night sky.
Compact, easy to use and reliable. The 2018 Australasian Sky Guide contains updated information on the solar system, monthly sky maps, viewing tips and highlights, and details of the year's exciting celestial events.
Transform any room into an instant light show!
Discs include Halloween, Christmas, Happy Birthday, and a generic celestial SPACE THEME
$24.95Available in sizes Small, Medium, Large and XXLarge
Create your very own planetarium. watch the stars as they follow a certain path in the sky as the Earth moves around the sun!
- Easy to follow instructions
- Easy screw assembly
- Learn how to identify constellations in the sky
$29.95Extreme Cosmos is an astronomy book that not only offers amazing facts and figures but also reveals the remarkable richness of the Universe and the incredible physics that modern astronomy has unveiled. Find out about hypervelocity stars moving through space at more than 3 million kilometres per hour, distant gamma-ray bursts that can outshine the rest of the Universe, neutron stars that spin mor...e than 700 times per second, and the cosmic catastrophe that will unfold two billion years from now when the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies collide. This book will take you on a journey of extreme proportions that will leave you in awe, and renew your sense of the overwhelming complexity and scale of our Universe.
$6.95Create a magical night sky with a stick on moon and 23 stars.
$29.95Buckle up! How to be a Space Explorer is a practical manual for all aspiring astronauts, packed with jaw-dropping stories from real-life space exploration. Learn how to navigate black holes, slingshot around Jupiter and survive the freezing depths of space. This book will blast you into the stratosphere, so strap yourself in and enjoy the ride.
$39.95As we approach the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, no human has left Earth orbit since 1972. On the other hand, explorers of a different kind have probed every single planet in the Solar System. "Imagining the Spheres" uses newly processed photos from early space missions, and worked by leading astronomical artists, past and present (including members of the international Association of Astronomical Artists). It is a story of human imagination, endurance, and ingenuity, a narrative that describes how the quest for the answers of tomorrow pushed people to achieve the once impossible and drive human dreams ever forward.
A tranquil box of words that move oceans and hearts.
The box contains over 200 magnetized words and word fragments. Guaranteed to fill a home or workplace with creativity and fun.
This highly regarded book is ideal for those who wish to solve a variety of practical and recreational problems in astronomy using a scientific calculator or spreadsheet.
Peter Duffett-Smith and Jonathan Zwart
$19.95Pour in your favourite hot beverage and watch the constelations reveal themselves
$24.95Now you can join Australia's best-known astronomer, Fred Watson, on a unique tour to unravel the mysteries of space and time. Take in primitive observatories in ancient Peru and the world's largest atom-smasher in modern-day Switzerland. See Pluto demoted from planetary status. Go behind headlines to find the truth about the Transit of Venus and the Higgs Boson. Meet some of science's most colourful characters.
$44.95In The Night Sky, Richard Grossinger traces developments in science and technology, covering multiple aspects of humanity's complex relationship to the cosmos. Covering not only astronomy but also cosmology, cosmogony, astrology, and science fiction, he offers us a revelatory look at the firmament through his own telescope, fitted with an anthropological lens.
$49.95This extraordinary 5 part series reveals the true and awesome beauty of our solar system. Giant ice fountains rising over 100km high; an ocean hidden beneath a frozen crust of ice; storms twice the size of Earth coloured blood red by a vortex of dust and gases; immense volcanoes that could rip a planet apart. Using the very latest breathtaking images sent directly from space, groundbreaking CGI transforms the static into the dramatic. Using the latest scientific knowledge beamed back from the fleet of probes, rovers and telescopes currently in space, this is a vivid and unprecedented tour of the world beyond our planet.