From the history and origins of the universe to its observation through the year, all aspects of astronomy are covered in this comprehensive companion. Observe the stars and galaxies with over 100 star charts and profiles of all 88 constellations. Plus, find a month-by-month guide to highlights of the night sky. Trace the history of astronomy; Tour the solar system using this unique visual guide; Use the star charts to locate stars and galaxies. Perfect for any enthusiast, this is the definitive visual guide to enjoying and appreciating astronomy.