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Naked Eye Wonders: A Short Guide to the Stars as seen from Aotearoa New Zealand (4th Edition, 2005) by Paul Taylor
A lightweight pocket size guide to the stars of Aotearoa for travellers & backpackers. Fourth edition now in full colour and includes chapter about Matariki.
2021 Guide to the Night Sky - Southern Hemisphere by Storm Dunlop; Wil Tirion
A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2021. Diagrams drawn for the latitude of southern Australia, but including events visible from New Zealand and South Africa. Written and illustrate ...Show more
Star Chart of the Southern Skies by Andrew Goodfellow
Essential reference for New Zealand enthusiasts Educational A3 poster showing the stars, clusters and galaxies of the southern skies in an easy-to-use format. Depicts the night sky in autumn, as seen from 37° South (New Zealand and southern Australia, South Africa and South America) and can be used as a ...Show more
2020 Guide to the Night Sky - Southern Hemisphere - A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa by Storm Dunlop; Wil Tirion (As told to)
EXPANDED AND REVISED A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2020. Diagrams drawn for the latitude of southern Australia, but including events visible from New Zealand and South Africa. Writt ...Show more
100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky - From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing by Dean Regas
The night sky is full of amazing things, but how do you know what you're looking at or how to get the best perspective to enhance your viewing experience? 100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky gives you a clear picture of what you can see using a small telescope-or just your naked eye! Inside, you ...Show more
Southern Nights: The story of New Zealand's night sky by Naomi Arnold
Aotearoa New Zealand was founded on stargazing. It was celestial navigation that brought the first people here, and it was tatai arorangi, Maori astronomy, that helped people survive once they arrived. There is no better place on Earth to view the brilliance of other worlds. Covering eclipses, aurorae, ...Show more
The Complete Guide to Building Your Own 8-Inch Telescope by Kevin Manning
This book is truly the most comprehensive guide to building a telescope out there. Every single step in the entire process is fully covered in every detail. Lots of additional helps are included from choosing a telescope to cleaning a telescope mirror.
When you look up at the stars in the night sky it can be easy to think of them as lights glowing on a large dark ceiling. Can you identify the brightest stars and planets? Do you know which constellations are visible right now, and what their stories are? New Zealand's Night Skyby the Stardome Observato ...Show more
Extreme Cosmos by Bryan Gaensler
The universe is all about extremes. Space has a temperature 270C below freezing. Stars die in catastrophic supernova explosions a billion times brighter than the Sun. A black hole can generate 10 million trillion volts of electricity. And hypergiants are stars 2 billion kilometres across, larger than th ...Show more
Philip's Southern Star Finder by John Woodruff
In addition, location tables ae provided for the four planets bright enough to be seen easily from the earth with the naked eye; Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. The principal lunar features are also indicated on a pair of photographs showing the moon at first and last quarter.
Planet Earth by The German Space Centre
This collection of satellite imagery, gathered by the German Space Centre in collaboration with space centres from Mexico to India and with its partners at NASA, has been processed through computers and can reveal more than is normally visable such as geological strata and the eye of a hurricane.
The Hubble Cosmos: 25 Years of New Vistas in Space by David H. DeVorkin
In this astronomically spectacular, large-format photographic retrospective, National Geographic celebrates the impact of the Hubble Space Telescope in its 25th anniversary year. Highlighting the most eye-popping images, significant discoveries, and many ways that this telescope's visions have revolutio ...Show more