This is a great introductory book on the fascinating hobby of astronomy. Perfect for young beginners, this easy-to-read book explores many interesting facts about the night sky and astronomy equipment.
On a clear night, you can see thousands of stars in the sky. But they are just a tiny part of what's out in space. In this great book for beginning backyard astronomers, you'll discover some of the amazing things that are out there, many of which you can see with just a pair of binoculars or a small telescope. Find practical advice about how to find stars and constellations, planets, features of the Moon and lots more.
Filled with loads of useful information about many astronomical topics, this Astronomy book is ideal for kids interested in space and the stars. Inside, you'll discover why the sky changes from night to night throughout the year. Learn the basics of using a telescope or pair of binoculars to start skywatching. Read fascinating facts about everything from the Sun and Moon to far-off stars and distant galaxies. Read about how many patterns of stars in the sky have been observed for centuries and have become recognized constellations over the years, and use easy-to-read star charts to find out what time of year certain constellations will be visible. You'll also learn interesting facts about each of the planets of our solar system, comets, asteroids, shooting stars, and more!
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