Australian Backyard Astronomy

Author(s): Ragbir Bhathal; Jenny Bhathal

Non-Fiction

Written by award-winning writer and astrophysicist Dr Ragbir Bhathal and his daughter Jenny Bhathal, this book reveals Australia's Aboriginal and European night-sky heritage to children from their own backyards, recommended for ages 10-14 years. Discover the stories of the heavens and our understanding of them in this beautiful book. Generously illustrated with star charts and pictures from the National Library of Australia and with photographs from Australian and overseas astronomers, Australian Backyard Astronomy will captivate younger and older readers alike. Young readers will be occupied for hours with interesting facts and projects that are practical and fun to do. Older readers will enjoy the more detailed explanations and links to extra information through the Library's website.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780642276322
  • : National Library of Australia
  • : National Library of Australia
  • : January 2006
  • : 250mm X 200mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 520.994
  • : 132
  • : Popular astronomy; Space travel & exploration
  • : illustrations
  • : Ragbir Bhathal; Jenny Bhathal
  • : Paperback
  • : illustrated edition
  • : en