Ever wanted to learn more about astronomy but don't know where to begin? Learn step-by-step with A Little Course in Astronomy, part of the popular series of learning guides from DK that explain everything and assume nothing. Learn at your own pace, in your own time and in the comfort of your own home. A Little Course in Astronomy takes you from complete beginner to being able to identify stars, planets and other objects in space. Start simple by studying the Moon, build on your skills to find constellations and observe the solar system to see the Milky Way, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. The step-by-step pictures show you what other courses only tell you and you can learn by doing with sections on locating and observing stars, planets and constellations and choosing and using equipment like planispheres, binoculars and telescopes. A Little Course in Astronomy will show you how to succeed at your new skill in no time.