The sky, in all of its vastness and astonishing beauty, has long been a source of awe and wonder. What makes rainbows and sunsets? Where does space end and the universe begin? Discover the secrets of the heavens above--from Earth's own atmosphere to the mysteries that lie beyond the Milky Way in "The Sky Handbook." This fascinating guide explores all aspects of the sky above: the planets and solar system; the stars and constellations; our atmosphere and weather; flight; pollution; and climate change. Big Bang! Discover the fascinating origins of the universe and how the planets were formed. Learn all about the constellations, from common star formations like Ursa Major and the Zodiac to unfamiliar formations. Explore the bubble that makes up Earth's atmosphere and discover amazing phenomena like sunsets, auroras, rainbows, weather, clouds, and hurricanes. Visually stunning, this comprehensive guide features fascinating text supported by stunning photographs, illustrations, and diagrams.