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Gravity's Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe

By: Begelman, Mitchell; and Rees, Martin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Scientific American Library: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: SCISPA39

ISBN: 0716760290

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first printing, 626gms, 246 pages. This book describes how black holes were found and what their existence implies for the evolution of our universe. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Meteorites: A Journey Through Space and Time

By: Bevan, Alex; & De Laeter, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, University of New South Wales Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA25

ISBN: 086840490X

Condition: Good


Hardcover, First edition, 1.2kg, 215pgs. Meteorites hold the answers to the complexities of the formation of the universe, includes 250 stunning colour illustrations. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why no... View more info

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Astronomy 2004 Australia

By: Dawes, Glenn; Northfield, Peter; Wallace, Ken

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Quasar Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA29

ISBN: 0958590699

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 436g, 152pgs. This book has everything you need to enjoy the night sky, with nothing other than your eyes and a sense of curiosity. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list ... View more info

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Binocular and Naked Eye Guide to the Stars, The

By: Dibon-Smith, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Clear Skies Publishing Company: 2004

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA57

Condition: Good


Spiral bound softcover, third revised edition, third printing, 192gms, 210 pages. This is the ideal way to learn how to find your way around the night skies. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Constellations Pocket Guide, The: The 2005-2006 Edition

By: Dibon-Smith, Richard

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Clear Skies Publishing Company: 2005

Edition: 2005-2006 Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA58

ISBN: 0968415717

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, pocket sized, second printing, 224gms, 299 pages. Using current astonomical information, this star guide is one of the most accurate and up-to-date guides on the market. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Atlas of the Night Sky

By: Dunlop, Storm (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCISPA27

ISBN: 0600351130

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 744g, 80pgs, blue endpapers. This is a large format practical atlas for the amateur astronomer showing the positions of the stars and planets in the night sky. It includes a complete series of northern and southern hemisphere epoch 2000.0 star maps, a detailed analysis of the 88 constellations, and moon maps. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. There is a book plate from ... View more info

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Sky Watch: A Guide to the Southern Skies

By: Ellyard, David

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ABC Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCISPA51

ISBN: 0733306756

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 216gms, 143 pages. This book will help you get started on your astronomy adventure. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Measuring the Universe: The Historical Quest to Quantify Space

By: Ferguson, Kitty

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, England, Headline Book Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA1

ISBN: 0747256993

Condition: Good


Softcover, first paperback edition, 254gms, 306 pages. An exciting and accessible mix of history and cutting-edge science, this book chronicles man's attempts to push back the frontiers of understanding. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Men Who Measured the Universe, The

By: Gribbin, John and Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Icon Books Ltd.: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: SCISPA50

ISBN: 1840465360

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 166gms, 134 pages. This book tells of the handful of pioneers obsessed with measuring the distance scale of the Universe. It is a story that reveals our curious fascination with the night sky, and the hard work, perseverance and spirit of those who sought through their observations to unlocks its secrets. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Official Halley's Comet Book, The

By: Harpur, Brian

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder and Stoughton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA28

ISBN: 0340365110

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 184 pages, illustrated information endpapers. The most comprehensive, the most authoritative guide specifically designed for the layman of Halley's Comet. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, very mild discolouration to inside jacket flaps. Dust jacket has been price clipped, ot... View more info

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Physics-Astronomy Frontier, The

By: Hoyle, Fred; Narlikar, Jayant

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Francisco, USA, W. H. Freeman and Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA26

ISBN: 0716711605

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 996g, 483pgs, coloured endpapers. Focuses on the fundamental forces at work in the universe, and provides a basis for understanding astronomical phenomena. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looki... View more info

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Miss Leavitt's Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe

By: Johnson, George

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Atlas Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA52

ISBN: 0393051285

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 168gms, 162 pages. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Constellations: A Concise Guide in Colour

By: Klepesta, Josef; and Rukl, Antonin

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA59

ISBN: 0600003932

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pictorial boards, first edition, 398gms, 282 pages, illustrated endpapers. Contents includes: the stellar ABC; objects in the sky; from theory to practice; where, when and how to find celestial objects; sky maps; constellation maps; glossary; and alphabetical list of stars. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no o... View more info

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Journey Beyond Selene: Remarkable Expeditions to the Solar System's 63 Moons

By: Kluger, Jeffrey

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, England, Little, Brown and Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA11

ISBN: 0316648426

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 400gms, 314 pages. Journey Beyond Salene tells for the first time the fascinating story of the people who are making these voyages of discovery happen- the brilliant men and women of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1... View more info

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Deep-Sky Objects For Binoculars

By: Kozak, John T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, Sky Publishing Corporation: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA56

ISBN: 0933346502

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 188gms, 127 pages. This guide describes 130 deep-sky objects - star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies - that are visible in binoculars on a clear, dark night. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Skywatching: Revised and Updated

By: Levy, David H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Rowville, Australia, The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd: 2008

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA35

ISBN: 1741787637

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, revised and updated edition, 1110gms, 288 pages, blue endpapers. The bestselling guide to understanding the night sky. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Totality: Eclipses of the Sun

By: Littmann, Mark; Willcox, Ken; and Espenak, Fred

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA55

ISBN: 0195131797

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, second edition, 522gms, 268 pages. This book takes you to the eclipses of the past, present, and future, and lets you see and feel why people travel to the ends of the Earth to observe them. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Colours of the Galaxies

By: Malin, David; Murdin, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Enderby, England, Promotional Reprint Company Limited, The: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCISPA22

ISBN: 1856481263

Condition: Very Good


Laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, Reprint, 1,000gms, 198 pages, blank endpapers. Colours of the Galaxies uses spectacular photography to show the colours of stars, galaxies, and nebulae. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, chipping and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save... View more info

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Story of Astronomy, The

By: Moore, Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Book Club Associates: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCISPA23

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,025gms, 253 pages, purple coloured endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can'... View more info

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2006 Yearbook of Astronomy

By: Moore, Patrick (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Pan Macmillan Limited: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA15

ISBN: 1405048662

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, First Edition, 500gms, 331 pages. The 2006 edition contains authoritative star charts and detailed monthly notes that plot a clear path through the year's eclipses, comets, meteors, nebulae and phases of the moon. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're look... View more info