Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with vibrant photos and colorful diagrams teaches readers about different types of constellations and how they are affected by Earth's tilt and orbit. Readers will also learn about the naming of constellations in ancient times and modern times and how scientists study them with telescopes and other tools. Famous constellations Orion the Hunter, Cassiopeia, the Southern Cross, and Ursa Major are highlighted. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index.
Introduces solar systems and the space objects such as planets, that orbit the star at the center.
Explores the space objects known as dwarf planets.
Explores the space object known as the Kuiper Belt located at the edge of our solar system.
Explores the space object known as the Milky Way, a large galaxy of stars and explains the different shapes galaxies take.
Explains the make up of a solar system and introduces the different kinds of moons in our solar system.
Explores the closet star to the Earth, the sun, discussing structure, size, color, and formation.