by Robin Birch


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What is a star?

How did stars form?

Why are old stars sometimes called Red Giants?

What are Blue Giants, White Giants and Yellow Dwarves?

What constellations do people see in the Northern Hemisphere?

What stars make up Orion, the Hunter?

How do people study stars?

Find answers to these questions and discover more about stars and the fascinating world of the solar system in this series covering each of the eight planets, dwarf planets, the Sun, Moon, and stars.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604132069
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Series: The New Solar System Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

The Night Sky 4

What is a Star? 10

Constellations 18

Studying Stars 26

Star Fact Summary 30

Glossary 31

Index 32

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