The Sky

The Sky

When you look at the sky on a bright day you can see the Sun.You know
that the sun is a great ball of hot gases.You kno that the Earth is a ball
too.One side of the Earth turns all the time and day changes to night and
night changes to day.

When you look at the sky at night,you can see the Moon.You know that
the Moon is a big ball which travels round the Earth.We can see only side
iof the Moon which is

s turned to the Sun. If we look at the Moon through a
telescope,we can see mountains on it. But there are no plants or animals
there because there is on air or water on Moon.

By sending rockets and automatic stations to Moon,scientistic have
got very important information about the Moon.

The Earth is a planet which moves round the Sun and gets light from
it.There are eight other planets which move round the Sun and get their
light from it.Earth planet moves in its orbit.

Mercury, th
he smallest planet, is nearest to the Sun and you cannot
see it well.Venus is the brightest planet in the sky.The planet Mars is
like a bright red star.Jupiter, the biggestplanet of all, is like a bright
white star.Saturn is like a yellow st
tar. If you look through a telescope
you can see the last three planets : Uranus, Neptune and Pluto.

One group is called the Great Bear. You can see it in the North. Near
it you can see another group of stars – the Little Bear.The tail of the
Little Bear ends with a very bright star – the North ( Polar ) Star,which
points to the North.

In the winter sky you can see a great group of stars which is called
Orion. You can also easily find in the sky the seven beautiful stars of the
Pleiades.The brightest star in the sky is Sirius, the Dog Star. Some of the
stars that can be seen are part of the Milky Way.This group has millions of