Budding astronomers â€“ backyard or armchair â€“ will learn not only where to look for the planets in the nighttime sky but also how space missions to the planets and their moons have increased our understanding of Earth, its atmosphere and the moon.
More than 100 spectacular color photographs, including views from the Hubble Space Telescope of Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, as well as the latest Voyager photographs of Neptune. The latest scientific information on other solar systems and extraterrestrial life, charts showing where to find the planets in the night sky and much more.
- Author: Jay M. Pasachoff
- Illustrators: Wil Tirion
- Series Editor: Roger Tory Peterson
- Format: Paperback; 128 pages
- Publication Date: 03/01/1999
- Illustrations: 100 color photographs
- Trim Size: 3.75 x 7.25