Containing star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky. Simple language and illustrations make learning astronomy both accessible and fun! H. A. Rey’s passion for astronomy is evident on every page. This special edition updates planetary and solar system information, as well as facts and figures for each planet.
Containing star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky, this classic book makes H. A. Rey’s passion for astronomy evident on every page.
New updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book. Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, such as Pluto’s reclassification as a dwarf planet. There's also a brand-new online resource that allows readers to track the positions of the planets in the night sky till the year 2100!
"A 'must' for public and school libraries and a wonderful book for an individual or family to own." - Horn Book Guide
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