50 Things to See with a Telescope

A Young Stargazer's Guide

From the Series Beginner's Guide to Space

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

This book explains everything needed to jumpstart a journey in astronomy. Readers will learn how to identify constellations, planets, stars, galaxies, nebulae, and more. Inquisitive stargazers will find planet hunting and star hopping easy with clearly plotted routes. Colorful images of the sky both as seen by the naked eye and detailed views from a telescope will aid in exploration.

Many fascinating cosmic objects can be easily spotted with the help of this book including beautiful Cassiopeia, regal Leo, the plentiful Kemble’s Cascade, the explosive Crab Nebula, and the rings of Saturn!

This easy-to-read, illustrated reference book will enrich every young person’s experience of the skies above.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Space Science
Copyright 2019
Publisher James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers
Imprint Formac
Language English
Number of Pages 72
Publication Date 2019-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051040, JNF051130, JNF051110
Dewey 523
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.5 x 8.5
Lexile 1000

Author: John A. Read

John A. Read is a telescope operator at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory, and sits on the board of directors at the Halifax Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.