Did you know that Jupiter could swallow up all the other planets and that Saturn could float on water? Or that stars die as red giants and white dwarfs? Or that you can see superstars that will explode and become black holes? Do you know a star signs in the night sky, or when to look out for planets and shooting stars?
Stars and Planets explores our wonderful universe. It explains why we have day and night and seasons and why the Moon looks different each night. It visits other worlds in our Solar System and takes us into deep space to see nebulae and galaxies. We see how stars are born, how they live and how they die. We travel far beyond the Milky Way to find huge cities of stars.
Stars and Planets provides a guide to what you can see in your night sky. It explains how to identify the best constellations, the brightest stars and the planets that move among them. It also gives advice on how to observe the night sky using just your eyes, binoculars or a small telescope.
Stars and Planets - a voyage of discovery.