Questions about the moon, the solar system, space travel, other planets, and more, answered by a popular astronomer
Celebrating the 55th anniversary of The Sky at Night, this book collects and answers questions sent in by viewers. With
sections on the solar system, the bizarre and unexplained, space missions, and more, this is an exciting journey into
space for the novice astronomer and the lifelong stargazer alike. Discover how scientists work out the gravity of
planets, what the 'Great Attractor' is and the basic principles of space navigation. Learn how to start observing the
sky, what event inspired Patrick to take up astronomy, and just how many of his cats are named after celestial bodies.
From comets to black holes and Orion to eclipses, The Sky at Night is the ultimate introduction to the wonders and
mysteries of the universe.