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Astronomy Under the Southern Skies Sun Moon Stars and Planets

By: CARTER, NEIL

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Self-published:

Seller ID: 12619

ISBN: 0473223511


Coloured covers, A4 stapled, diagrams, three lift-out photocopies. This unique booklet contains 33 diagrams and illustrations; glossary and references; : Scorpius, a template for a horizontal sundial and a reproduction of the Fraser Gunn cover, identifying the June 2012 southern hemisphere dawn eastern sky . Astrophotography from Fraser Gunn also includes the full moon and the ‘Great emu in the Milky Way’ showing the Southern Cross, Pointers and Scorpius. The booklet is especially relevant for teachers in Australia / NZ of 9-14 year olds - but also for anyone interest... View more info

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Sky Phenomena A Guide to Naked-eye Observation of the Stars

By: DAVIDSON, NORMAN

Price: $46.95

Publisher: United States, SteinerBooks, Inc: 2004

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 1593

ISBN: 158420026X


180 b&w line drawings and diagrams This is an unusual and practical guide to the sky as we see it - with the naked eye. The author, an experienced teacher, leads the reader from the stars as seen from Earth, through observation of the Sun, Moon and various planets, to a deeper understanding of the Copernican revolution, comets and meteors, and to the sky of the Southern Hemisphere. This text includes mythological and historical aspects of the subject and has numerous exercises for the student. The final chapter is a unique collection of poetry related to the stars from ancient India to m... View more info

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Zodiac An Exploration into the Language of Form, Gesture and Colour

By: GOODWIN, GERTRAUD

Price: $56.99

Publisher: Temple Lodge:

Seller ID: 15696

ISBN: 1912230399


From ancient times, people had knowledge of the zodiac’s intimate involvement in the creation of physical life. They understood that the twelve realms of constellations of fixed stars in the sky emanated specific forces that were brought to life and movement by the planets. These spiritual energies created and formed all living beings on earth – including, of course, the human being. This traditional awareness has been reenlivened and given new meaning in our time through Rudolf Steiner’s anthroposophy. Steiner gave specific indications involving twelve individual gestures an... View more info

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Astrogeographia Correspondences Between the Stars and Earthly Locations

By: POWELL, ROBERT, BOWDEN, DAVID

Price: $59.99

Publisher: United States, SteinerBooks, Inc: 2013

Seller ID: 12708

ISBN: 1584201339


illustrations 'We can conceive of the active heavenly sphere mirrored in the Earth.' -- Rudolf Steiner "As above, so below" is the foundation of all star wisdom. It was known in ancient times that there are correspondences between the macrocosm (heavenly realm) and the microcosm (human being) and the Earth. Astrogeographia is a modern form of that ancient star wisdom. According to the astronomer Johannes Kepler: There radiates into the Earth soul an image of the sense-perceptible zodiac and the whole firmament as a bond of sympathy between Heaven and Earth.... This... View more info

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Mystery of Emerging Form Imma von Eckardstein’s Drawings of the Constellations: A Biological Perspective

By: RIOUX, YVAN

Price: $43.95

Publisher: Temple Lodge:

Seller ID: 14780

ISBN: 191223002X


Contemporary science views our planet as an insignificant speck of dust in the vastness of space, with its four kingdoms as a random assemblage of atoms. Yvan Rioux presents a radically different perspective, demonstrating an indissoluble relationship between Heaven and Earth. Over aeons of existence, the four kingdoms have manifested a creative power that perpetually brings forth new expressions. With the goal of bridging science and spirit, Rioux helps revive the old intuitive awareness of an intimate communion between the outer perceptible life of nature, the inner life of the soul and the ... View more info

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Movement and Rhythm of the Stars A Guide to Naked-eye Observation of Sun, Moon and Planets

By: SCHULTZ, JOACHIM, MEEKS, JOHN

Price: $54.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 11322

ISBN: 086315669X


147 b&w line illustrations Title is Print on Demand - May take 4 weeks This is a comprehensive guide to the basic movements we can observe in the sky. Schultz describes the daily movement of the stars from different parts of the earth (including southern hemisphere throughout). Included are the sun's pattern of the day and of the year, the moon's various periods, nodes and eclipses, as well as the planets' apparent movement and loops, conjunctions and transits. The appendix contains tables of periods and rhythms, and a guide to important occurrences to the year 2010. [When refe... View more info

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Copernicus Struggle and Victory

By: SPONSEL, HEINZ

Price: $19.90

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 3536

ISBN: 1888365595


Originally published in 1949, this lively book is an established treasure in Germany. Translated by Monica Gold it depicts the life struggles and striving of the Polish astronomer Nikolaus Copernicus. It is of value as a reader for seventh and eighth graders. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 3536] View more info

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Star Wisdom and Rudolf Steiner A Life Seen Through the Oracle of the Solar Cross

By: TRESEMER, DAVID, SCHIAPPACASSE, ROBERT

Price: $55.00

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2007

Seller ID: 1168

ISBN: 0880105747


illustrations "We are each meant to discover the connection from our individual soul to spiritual realities not encompassed by the normal senses, requiring supersensible perception. Images can offer powerful assistance...However, we have forgotten about our own imagination, the creation of our own images. What was meant to be a balance between self-created imaginations and the enjoyment of others' imaginations has become seriously lopsided...We have become gluttons, even if unwilling gluttons, of images. The energetic body becomes fat while the soul starves. We are meant to feed the ... View more info

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Anthroposophy and Astronomy

By: VREEDE, ELISABETH

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Anastasi:

Seller ID: 10087

ISBN: 0952440393


"...Thus, in order to become acquainted with these temporal events, one must first feel oneself connected with the forces that are at work. The Knowledge of the Universe rises upwards through three stages; from Astronomy to Astrology, and from Astrology t [When referring to this item please quote our ID 10087] View more info

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Astronomy and Spiritual Science: The Astronomical Letters of Elizabeth Vreede

By: VREEDE, ELIZABETH

Price: $74.00

Publisher: United States, SteinerBooks, Inc: 2001

Seller ID: 1180

ISBN: 0880105887


ASTRONOMY AND SPIRITUAL SCIENCE collects writings on astronomy by Dr. Elizabeth Vreede and is a fascinating compendium of scientific and spiritual knowledge. Between September 1927 and August 1930, Dr. Vreede wrote a monthly "letter," available by subscription, about both modern astronomy and classical astrology in the light of spiritual science. These letters include clear explanations of the fundamentals of astronomy and discussions of the role of astrology in the modern world. They also include inspiring presentations of a worldview that sees the stars, planets, and in fact all phys... View more info

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Signature of the Celestial Spheres Discovering Order in the Solar System

By: WARM, HARTMUT

Price: $59.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rudolf Steiner Press: 2010

Seller ID: 10364

ISBN: 1855842351


6 colour plates ''A milestone in modern research on the the harmony of the spheres.'' - Novalis magazine ''This book reignites the debate on the harmony of the spheres.'' - Das Goetheanum Is the solar system ordered, or is it simply the result of random and chaotic accidents? This book takes us on a powerful and compelling journey of discovery, revealing the celestial spheres' astonishingly complex patterns. The movements of the planets are found to correspond accurately with simple geometric figures and musical intervals, pointing to an exciting new perspective on the ancient i... View more info