The Kids Book of the Night Sky

Title : The Kids Book of the Night Sky
Author : Ann Love
Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN 13 : 9781553371281
Date : 2004

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Introduces methods for observing the sky at night, the moon, the stars, constellations for each season, and the planets, recounts legends about the sky and the stars from many traditions, and suggests skywatching activities.

A Child s Introduction to the Night Sky

Title : A Child s Introduction to the Night Sky
Author : Michael Driscoll
Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN 13 : 157912366X
Date : 2004

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Children eight and up will enjoy this conversational but information-packed introduction to astronomy and stargazing, which includes the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, and how to navigate the night sky. Whimsical color illustrations on every page and handy definitions and sidebars help engage younger readers and develop their interest. The special star wheel helps locate stars and planets from any location at any time of year. This is the third in Black Dog & Leventhal's successful series including The Story of the Orchestra and A Child's Introduction to Poetry.

Night Sky Atlas

Title : Night Sky Atlas
Author : Robin Scagell
Publisher : Firefly Books
ISBN 13 : 1770859004
Date : 2017-02-14

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Updated star maps include all sky events occurring in 2017 and beyond. Praise for the previous edition: "A concise introduction to the night sky suitable for the beginning stargazer... The text is clear and easy to read... Recommended." -- Choice "An ideal portable reference for backyard astronomers. This atlas combines clear, accurate star maps with reliable and informative text." -- The Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin Night Sky Atlas is a highly practical atlas for sky gazers using binoculars or a small telescope. It combines clear, accurate star maps with reliable and informative text and color photographs of the solar system. The book is designed for practical use, with a lay-flat binding and cover flaps that help when in the field. The large format makes it easy to read the detailed maps and enjoy the beautiful photographs. The book includes: Sturdy plastic-laminated binding suitable for outdoor use Sewn binding that allows double-page reading and flaps to use as page-markers Constellation maps with yellow stars on a blue background for easy reference Black and white relief maps show interesting sections of the Moon's surface. Star maps with black stars on a white background, ideal for penciling in observations The book's back flap lists the constellations with page numbers for quick access The high-quality paper can withstand repeated use of an eraser. Opposite each map is a photorealistic image that shows how the same portion of sky looks to the naked eye, which allows less-experienced observers to locate and identify objects. The maps can be used for planning observations, navigating from one part of the sky to another, and as a quick reference guide.

Night Sky With the Naked Eye

Title : Night Sky With the Naked Eye
Author : Bob King
Publisher : Page Street Publishing
ISBN 13 : 9781624143113
Date : 2016-11-08

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Understand and Enjoy the Wonders of the Stars with Fun Activities for the Whole Family Gain a deeper appreciation of the universe and our place in it with Night Sky with the Naked Eye. Learn how to spot the International Space Station, follow the moon through its phases, forecast an aurora and watch a meteor shower along with traditional night sky activities such as identifying the bright planets, stars and constellations. Fun activities embrace modern technology with the best apps and websites that make it easy for anyone to observe the greatest spectacles of the sky without a telescope or other expensive equipment. An expert in his field, Bob King teaches night sky courses and makes cosmic mysteries practical and accessible for skywatchers new and old. Understand what makes stars twinkle and where meteors come from in this complete guide to the heavens. Unique illustrations and stunning photos help the reader understand the concepts presented. Tips on how to photograph satellites, eclipses and the aurora are also included. Unravel the secrets of the universe while deepening your appreciation of its beauty through this clear and concise guide.

Mali Under the Night Sky

Title : Mali Under the Night Sky
Author :
Publisher : Cinco Puntos Press
ISBN 13 : 9781935955191
Date : 2010-10-19

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How to begin again? Fleeing war, a child finds strength in memories of home and family.

Cassandra and the Night Sky

Title : Cassandra and the Night Sky
Author : Amy Jackson
Publisher :
ISBN 13 : 194294540X
Date : 2017-03-01

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Throughout time, the many cultures of the world have all pondered the multitude of stars that make up the constellations and explain the heavens in the night sky. Cassandra and the Night Sky tells the story of a nine-year-old princess, a royal tea party and the magic and mythology that lends its voice to the explanation of the legends of the starry night sky.

Night Sky Watcher

Title : Night Sky Watcher
Author : Raman Prinja
Publisher : QEB Publishing
ISBN 13 : 1609929543
Date : 2016-07-01

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Get ready to explore the magical night sky. Find out everything there is to know about what you can spot in the sky, such as how explorers used constellations as a form of navigation. Also discover when is the best time to spot comets and why the Moon's appearance has changed over time. Night Sky Watcher includes everything from the Sun to the Moon, to the stars and planets. Symbols are used within the book to show what can be seen in the northern and southern hemispheres. This allows the reader to view exactly what they can see in the sky, regardless of their location.

Once Upon a Starry Night

Title : Once Upon a Starry Night
Author : Jacqueline Mitton
Publisher :
ISBN 13 : 9781845070731
Date : 2005

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From Hercules to Cassiopeia, young stargazers can learn the stories behind 10 great constellations, drawing on both scientific fact and ancient legends. Detailed illustrations and foil blocking make this a beautiful addition to the series.Ages 6 and up

The Night Sky Month by Month

Title : The Night Sky Month by Month
Author : DK
Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN 13 : 9781405364768
Date : 2011-01-20

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An invaluable, user-friendly guide to discovering and navigating the night sky every month The Night Sky Month by Month in ebook format offers directions for observing stars and constellations in both the northern and southern hemispheres at any time of the year. Positions of stars and planet locations for each month are included, plus get tips on what equipment to use and how. Packed with specially-commissioned artworks and photography with illustrated overviews introducing each month with a guide to the main attractions, such as bright stars and prominent constellations, this will inspire both beginners to star-gazing as well as amateur astronomers.

Zoo in the Sky

Title : Zoo in the Sky
Author : Jacqueline Mitton
Publisher : Frances Lincoln Limited
ISBN 13 : 9780711213197
Date : 1999-11-01

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Featuring constellations named after animals, birds and fishes, this text introduces young children to a "zoo" in the sky. Sky maps and an information spread on the night sky, stars and galaxies are also included.