Watcher Guides: Night Sky Watcher by Raman Prinja
  

Synopsis

Watcher Guides: Night Sky Watcher by Raman Prinja

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.

Reviews

'I'd want this book for Christmas if I was a little younger. Raman Prinja's Night Sky Watcher is just the thing for children who want to know about planets and stars, and it's just the kind of thing I feel would sit well on anyone's Christmas wish list.'

About the Author

RAMAN PRINJA has written several successful general-interest books on astronomy and is keen to bring the subject of astronomy to a wider audience. He was shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People Book Prize 2015.

He is currently Professor of Astrophysics at University College London. Raman is the author of Science Crazy, which won the Children's Choice School Library Association Information Book Award 2013 for the category 7-12 year olds and has been awarded the Pol and Christiane Swings research prize by the Royal Academy of Belgium and the UCL Faculty Teacher Award.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
120 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Raman Prinja
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Publisher

Publication date

4th August 2014

ISBN

9781781716571


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