Published : Monday 1 July 2013
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Helps you discover the world of astronomy, from moons and stars to planets and galaxies. This title offers an introduction to children learning about how we have viewed the stars and planets through the ages and how this science is continued today.
Discover the fascinating world of astronomy, from moons and stars to planets and galaxies. Featuring more than 200 colourful pictures and illustrations, Eyewitness Astronomy provides children with a perfect introduction to the world of astronomy. From describing how we viewed the stars and planets in the ancient times to the latest astronomical discoveries, this reference book presents all the key concepts of astronomy in simple language. Children will discover the host of planets and stars that occupy our Universe and can unearth fascinating insights into the Moon's connection to Earth's oceans. They can also read about how humans ventured into space and developed technology to see even beyond our own galaxy. The book also comes with a fold-out wallchart that is full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. For any budding astronomer, scientist, astronaut, or simply a curious, young mind, Eyewitness Astronomy provides everything they need to know about the infinite amount of space that surrounds our planet.