Constellations

Front Cover
ABDO, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with vibrant photos and colorful diagrams teaches readers about different types of constellations and how they are affected by Earth's tilt and orbit. Readers will also learn about the naming of constellations in ancient times and modern times and how scientists study them with telescopes and other tools. Famous constellations Orion the Hunter, Cassiopeia, the Southern Cross, and Ursa Major are highlighted. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.
 

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Contents

What are Constellations
Starlight
North or South
Always Around
Stars and Seasons
Move Along
Rise and Fall
Early Constellations
Story Time
Modern Meaning
Fact Trek
Voyage to Tomorrow
Important Words
Index
Copyright

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