A pack of 50, double-sided, pocket-sized cards to help identify constellations, planets, meteors and other starry sights. Each card shows a feature of the night sky, one to a side, including a detailed picture and description, interesting facts, statistics and position in the night sky. An easy, convenient and informative companion for stargazing in the outdoors or through a telescope. With internet links to star maps and websites to find out more.
This year the Astronomy Calendar again features the winners of the CWAS David Malin Awards.
The calendar provides a nightly guide to what’s visible in the sky, including moon phases, planetary positions, eclipses, lunar occultations, conjunctions and meteor showers.
It includes a summary of the year indicating the best times to view the planets.
Calendar features nightly moon phases and Monthly Star maps and is 23 x 33cm in size, opening to 46 x33cm.
Maps have been designed for 25° to 45° south latitude.
$24.95Available in sizes Small, Medium, Large and XXLarge
$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.
$34.95A map of the constellations featuring glow in the dark ink. The constellations glow and come to life when you turn off the lights. Learn the major constellations and common personality traits associated with the zodiac signs.
$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.
What are the planets that orbit our Sun?
Flip the tabs and find out!
$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.
$24.95Make things that fly, fling, spin, swim, whoosh, zoom and ooze, and discover the surprising science behind them. Introduces children to the world of science in a practical and interactive way. This book contains 57 activities including bubbling wizard's brew, magic flowers, panpipe straws, a spinning paper helicopter and a light catcher. Each activity uses simple and safe materials and is described by step-by-step instructions and illustrations.
$24.95Blast off into space with this fascinating flap book. Find out how the moon was made, why stars shine and how we know so much about plants that are far, far away.
$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.
Join DJ Lance and the Gabba gang on a space adventure in a flying saucer!
In space they meet new friends and discover a new planet!
In other episodes, the Gabba gang discover some silly animals, learn about machines, and care for the environment in different ways!
Episodes: Space, Green, Robot, Animals