Step outside and look up at the night sky. We are fortunate to live in Australia, where the stars of the Southern Hemisphere are spectacular. does it leave you with a sense of wonder, wanting to know more about the heavens above? Then this book is for you.
Whatever your level of interest this publication has much to offer. even if you are a beginner just starting your astronomical voyage, using nothing but your eyes, let this be your guide to:
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.
What do you need to know to prosper for 65,000 years or more? The First knowledges series provides a deeper understanding of the expertise and ingenuity of Indigenous Australians.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people are the oldest scientists in human history.
Many Indigenous people regard the land as a reflection of the sky and the sky a reflection of the land. Sophisticated astronomical expertise embedded within the Dreaming and Songlines are interwoven into deep understanding of changes on the land, such as weather patterns and seasonal shifts, that are integral in knowledges of time, food availability and ceremony.
In Astronomy: Sky Country, Karlie noon and Krystal De Napoli explore the connections between Aboriginal environmental and cultural practices and the behaviour of the stars, and consider what must be done to sustain our dark skies, and the information they hold, into the future.
$24.95Discover fascinating planets with this fun and informative introduction to the planets of out solar system! learn how planets are formed, and learn about the two types of planets found in our solar systems: terrestrial planets and gas giants... and the planets we might yet discover in other systems.