"With this highly visual guide to observing the sky with the naked eye, kids aged 9-14 will delve into the science behind what they see"--Provided by publisher.
"Computer-generated illustrations reveal the wonders of the universe, from the big bang and black holes to space travel."-- Source other than Library of Congress.
Describes twenty of the most prominent constellations, including the Big Dipper, Orion, and Cancer, explains how to locate them, and provides instructions for related activities.
Provides an introduction to astronomy, discussing how planets get their names, the best time to spot a "shooting star," and why the moon changes shape.
Explains basic facts about the Big Dipper, including which stars make up the constellation, how its position changes in the sky, and how it points to the North Star.
For thousands of years, every culture on Earth has gazed up at the heavens in wonder and found pictures hiding amongst the stars. Exploring the rich myths and legends woven across the night sky, this book brings these in...
Explains how to view stars and ways to locate star pictures, known as constellations, throughout the year.
Each cluster of stars is featured alongside the "story" (mythological or historical) behind its naming, tips on how to find it, what times of year it is visible, and key stars and asterisms within its grouping. Complete ...