The night sky has fascinated humans for thousands of years. After dark, we look up and find stories, knowledge, and pure beauty in the stars. Now, this collection of stunning photographs from the archives of NASA illuminates the darkness in a new way.
Take a guided tour of the night sky's most extraordinary phenomena, from radiant star fields to awe-inspiring lunar eclipses. You'll encounter familiar constellations up close and witness the otherworldly elegance of the aurora borealis. Each photograph is paired with a fascinating caption about the scientific phenomena it reveals and the technology used to capture it.
For everyone from stargazers to scientists, this book offers a one-of-a-kind view of the cosmos. Explore nebulas, comets, meteor showers, and more - and rediscover the world of looking up.
Preface by Bill Nye
2019, Chronicle Books