Covering both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, Bob lays out a series of activities that are fun and educational while teaching you how to track and see the international space station as well as find a meteor shower and traditional night sky activities like identifying constellations. In Face to Face with the Planets, there's an introduction to the best way to see the planets and follow the phases of the moons. Along the way, Bob shows readers how to use the Internet, iPads and other resources to enhance and help our experience, making this a truly modern and updated night sky book.
Fun activities for adults and kids to explore and learn about the stars, see space stations and satellites without a telescope. Advance your knowledge in- learning what's up with the night sky with Bob King. You'll gain a deeper appreciation of the universe and our place in it.
Bob King is the author of the blog "Astro Bob." He is an amateur astronomer (an obsession that has spanned 20 years), a field guide instructor and a member of the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO). Bob writes for"Universe Today, Sky and Telescope Magazine" and the "Duluth News Tribune." He lives in Duluth, Minnesota.