Astronomy and Space gives you a breath-taking surface-eye view of the planets. See stars exploding, black holes forming, and zoom through the solar system with comets and asteroids. Navigate the night sky using our clear, detailed maps. This updated edition shows you the universe, using the latest amazing information from astronomers around the world, and space probes around the galaxy. This book also includes practical information on home astronomy and buying and using equipment. See X-ray images of the sun, learn about eclipses and see the International Space Station in orbit on the Quicklinks Web site.