People have been fascinated by the things they can see in space since ancient times. We know more about space now, and the subject has boomed in popularity as a result of recent television programmes.
• this straightforward book will tell you all a beginner needs to know about the planets, stars, moons, nebulae, galaxies asteroids and more, through easy-to-read text, full-colour photographs and step-by-step visual explanations. • Recommended websites accessed via Usborne Quicklinks provide further online resources.
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