Synopses & Reviews
What is the difference between stars and planets? How big are stars? What are black holes and why are they black? How old is the Universe? These questions and many more are explored in this lively look at the cosmos.
Questions and answers explore various aspects of astronomy, including the solar system, stars, planets, moons, asteroids, and comets. Full-color illustrations.
Table of Contents
Looking at the sky -- Seeing stars -- Great balls of gas -- Galaxies -- Solar system -- Our star, the sun -- Planets -- Mercury -- Venus -- Earth -- Moon -- Mars -- Jupiter -- Saturn -- Uranus -- Neptune and Pluto -- Asteroids and meteoroids -- Comets.