- Features 300 stars and planets from the solar system, constellations, stars, galaxies and the universe.
- Each entry is acocompanied by a detailed specification box.
- Superbly illustrated with full-colour photos or illustrations of each star and planet.
- A comprehensive index is provided for easy reference.
Giles Sparrow is a freelance science writer and editor living in London. He studied Astronomy at University College, London, and is now an editor and established author specializing in science, technology, and their history and interaction with society. He has been writing professionally for ten years, and his published books include Universe, How the Universe Works, The Planets, and The Universe and How to See It. He lives and works in East London.