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Astronomy: A Visual Guide

$49.00 NZD

Astronomy: A Visual Guide is a complete visual guide to the universe. This stunning slipcase is lavishly designed to cover every aspect of astronomy.


A definitive month-by-month guide to the night sky, with profiles of all 88 constellations, over 100 star charts, and an Almanac of astronomical events over the next decade, will help you to navigate your way around the night sky, and locate stars, galaxies, and other objects. Featuring no-nonsense advice on how to observe the skies using the naked eye, binoculars, and telescopes, Astronomy: A Visual Guide is the perfect guide for keen amateur astronomers, as well as a great reference book for the whole family.


Take a tour of the Universe, from the 150km impact craters on the Moon to Jupiter’s Great Red Spot – a 643kmph swirling storm that started in the 1600s. Learn about the history of discoveries in the field, from the earliest human civilisations to the present day. Discover more about astronomical phenomena, from the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy, and what happens when a star runs out of energy, to theories about the fate of the Universe – including the Big Crunch and the Big Rip, and take a visual tour of the Solar System, complete with the very latest photographs of the planets.


  • A comprehensive visual guide to the universe
  • Features over 100 star charts, profiles of all constellations, a month-by-month guide to the night sky and more
  • Ideal for amateur astronomers and an excellent reference book for the entire family
  • Hardback book in slipcase
  • 352 pages
  • ISBN: 9780241317808


Astronomy: A Visual Guide is part of our exciting and informative range of astronomy and science books available at Space Place. We hope our books will help educate and inspire anyone with an interest in science or space to pursue their passions.


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