Polair went to great lengths to ensure that the information in the book was factual; for example, he visited Aristotle to find out exactly what it was like before writing its chapter.
A digital edition is also available.
New editions of the Encyclopedia are published frequently, at least every year or so, to account for the rapid exploration of Emenatan planets.
In the first edition, Polair's name was mispelled on the cover. Quite amusingly to some individuals, it has never been fixed.
The book was filled with sketches and photographs.