Sunlight is starlight.
On Venus, a day is longer than a year.
The North Star won't always be the North Star.
Shadows are darker on the moon.
April's full moon is called the Pink Moon.
Amazing facts and the stories behind them are explored and explained in this beautifully illustrated tour of our solar system. Combining mythology, history, and science, What We See in the Stars covers the night sky's most brilliant celestial bodies––constellations, planets, comets, the moon, and the Milky Way––as well as less familiar features like the outer objects, nebulae, and deep space. Readers and stargazers of all ages interested in outer space will delight in this charming journey through the cosmos.