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 ...
"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.
"One of the coolest things about outer space is that anyone can explore it. All you have to do is go outside and look up! In Astronomy for Kids, planetary scientist Bruce Betts helps you find and name the amazing objects...
"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.
"Here's everything you want to know about our Solar System in one amazing book: facts, stats, which are the biggest planets, and so much more." --back cover
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.
Presents facts about stars, nebulas, galaxies, and constellations and recounts the Greek myths that provided widely-known names for ten constellations, from Andromeda to Pegasus.