For those who can decipher it, the sky above us is a jet-black canvas pricked with white dots, where a carnival of animals, mythical creatures, gods and goddesses make their homes in its shining constellations. In Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations, writer and stargazer Susanna Hislop has paired up with international artist Hannah Waldron to leap between centuries, cultures and traditions, presenting a whole universe of stars and their stories in all their blazing glory. Each page features a new constellation, brought to life by the beauty of Waldron's illustrations and Hislop's engrossing descriptions, taking the reader on a journey of what we see when we look up, and what it says about us.
Each of the planets in the Solar System is illustrated and described in detail, while the often complex process of locating planets in the night sky is made as simple as possible with unique charts and diagrams. For those new to astronomy, a highly visual introduction explains many of the basic concepts and offers expert advice on the best methods and equipment for observation. A concise glossary explainsany scientific and technical terms used. The clearest, most accessible guide to observing and understanding the night sky; Packed with easy-to-use charts and diagrams for accurate identification of all constellations, stars and planets; Concise and jargon-free text explains what to look for and where, and describes each feature in detail.
Gazing into the night sky, children investigate our solar system, the universe, and major constellations. Star charts map the sky and help young astronomers navigate their way with the naked eye, binoculars, or telescopes. From Pluto to Pegasus, each entry examines a different heavenly body and answers the questions "how big and how far?" A special hand sky-measuring system that’s easy for kids to learn and use helps them understand scale and distance.
Welcome to the world of Miro! Colours, stars, constellations,galaxies, moons, birds ... As Miro, you invent a secret language. Draw surreal shapes and magically fly! The Harlequin moustache ...Create your artists book, poem "dada" and whimsical illustrations ... Discover the world famous Spanish artists colourful universe and have fun!
Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of I Can Read! Nancy absolutely adores stars. She loves how they sparkle in the sky, and she can even name the constellations. When she finds out her class will visit the planetarium she is ecstatic- that's a fancy word for excited. But when it starts to rain Nancy is afraid she might not be able to see the stars. Will the rain keep Nancy from watching stars sparkle? Featuring the original Fancy Nancy ICR story in a special paper-over-board edition commemorating the 60th anniversary of I Can Read books, with eight pages of bonus material on the history of I Can Read.
Reach for the stars Stargazing is the practice of observing the night sky and its contents – from constellations through to planets and galaxies. Stars and other night sky objects can be seen with the naked eye, or seen in greater numbers and in more detail with binoculars or a telescope. Stargazing For Dummies offers you the chance to explore the night sky, providing a detailed guide to the main constellations and also offering advice on viewing other night sky objects such as planets and nebulae. It's a great introduction to a fun new hobby, and even provides a fun way to get the kids outside while doing something educational! Gives you an introduction to looking at the sky with binoculars or a telescope Offers advice on photographing the night sky Without needing to get your head around mind-bending theories, you can take part in some practical physics If you're looking for easy-to-follow guidance on getting to know the night sky, Stargazing For Dummies has you covered.
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