An exciting introduction to astronomy for readers aged eight and over, with clear explanations of artonomical terms and eight star maps detailing what to look for in the night sky at different times of the year. The first part of the book explores the various features that exist in space, from stars, nebulae, quasars and galaxies -- of which there are a staggering 15,000 million in the universe -- to our own solar system, including comets and asteroids. Following this are the star maps, showing the night sky looking north and south during the four seasons. The book concludes with a comprehensive glossary of terms and an index.
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Book Description Collins, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1983601