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The Astronomy Book

$48.00 NZD

The Astronomy Book is the perfect introduction to space, time, and the physics of the cosmos. Explore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe’s biggest ideas.


The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the mind-boggling theories of recent science, including those of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Learn about the incredible histories of Halley’s comet, Hubble’s telescope, and NASA’s modern-day trailblazing, as well as the discoveries of famous figures including Ptolemy, Isaac Newton, Walter Adams, Carl Sagan, and Alan Stern.


  • An introduction to the world of astronomy
  • Part of DK’s Big Ideas series
  • Hardback book
  • 352 pages
  • ISBN: 9780241225936


The Astronomy Book has big astronomy ideas, simply explained. It’s a great way to introduce younger readers to astronomy and makes an awesome birthday or Christmas gift.


This book 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.


This product is also available for purchase in store at Space Place.