A DICTIONARY OF ASTRONOMY

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A Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Ian Ridpath
ISBN : 9780199609055
Genre : Reference
File Size : 68.99 MB
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This dictionary contains over 4,300 entries covering all aspects of astronomy from astrophysics and cosmology to galaxies and time. Major entries include Big Bang theory, relativity and variable stars. Biographical entries on eminent astronomers are also included.
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A Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Ian Ridpath
ISBN : 9780192542618
Genre : Science
File Size : 67.19 MB
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Compiled with the help of over 20 expert contributors under the editorship of renowned author and broadcaster Ian Ridpath, the third edition of A Dictionary of Astronomy covers everything from space exploration and the equipment involved, to astrophysics, cosmology, and the concept of time, in over 4,300 entries. The dictionary also includes biographical entries on eminent astronomers, as well as worldwide coverage of observatories and telescopes. Supplementary material is included in the appendices, such as tables of Apollo lunar landing missions, the constellations, planetary data, and numerous other tables and diagrams complement the entries. The entries have been fully revised and updated for this edition, and more than 100 new entries have been added to reflect the recent developments within the field of astronomy, including Bennu, Euclid, Mars Orbiter Mission, and slowly pulsating B star. A Dictionary of Astronomy is an invaluable reference source for students, professionals, amateur astronomers, and space enthusiasts.
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Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Martin Ince
ISBN : 0948549432
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 53.49 MB
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This dictionary covers all aspects of Astronomy, from telescopes to planets, equations to astronomers, stars to comets. The dictionary clearly explains complex terms and includes illustrations to help explain complex ideas and terms.
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Collins Dictionary Of Astronomy

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ISBN : 0007220928
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 64.82 MB
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This new edition has been extensively revised to take into account all recent discoveries, from a new planet in the solar system to the latest theories on the origin of the universe, star formation and the death of stars.
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Academic Dictionary Of Astronomy

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ISBN : 8182052378
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 81.28 MB
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The present publication is an up-to-date, authentic and comprehensive dictionary of astronomy, which recognizes archaeology is a field in its own right, with its own language, that terms and their and their definitions are important for professionals and students of astronomy. It aims to provide clear, concise, and correct definitions and descriptions of the terms used in astronomy. The terminology of all the branches of astronomy are included in this work. This work is designed to be a comprehensive reference tool for astronomy professionals, students and laymen interested in astronomy. It is earnestly hoped that it will be an authoritative source which one can turn with confidence for meaning and knowledge of the common, specialised and latest terms in astronomy and allied fields.
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The Facts On File Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : John Daintith
ISBN : 9781438109329
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 85.35 MB
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Presents an illustrated dictionary with 3,700 of the most frequently used terms in the field of astronomy.
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Dictionary Of Geophysics Astrophysics And Astronomy

Author : Richard A. Matzner
ISBN : 9781420050233
Genre : Science
File Size : 44.23 MB
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The Dictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy provides a lexicon of terminology covering fields such as astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, relativity, geophysics, meteorology, Newtonian physics, and oceanography. Authors and editors often assume - incorrectly - that readers are familiar with all the terms in professional literature. With over 4,000 definitions and 50 contributing authors, this unique comprehensive dictionary helps scientists to use terminology correctly and to understand papers, articles, and books in which physics-related terms appear.
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Cambridge Illustrated Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Jacqueline Mitton
ISBN : 0521823641
Genre : Science
File Size : 65.30 MB
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This lavishly illustrated new dictionary written by an experienced writer and consultant on astronomy provides an essential guide to the universe for amateur astronomers of all ages. Around 1300 carefully selected and cross-referenced entries are complemented by hundreds of beautiful colour illustrations, taken from space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and other major observatories on Earth and in space. Distinguished stellar illustrator Wil Tirion has drawn 20 new star maps especially for inclusion here. A myriad of named astronomical objects, constellations, observatories and space missions are described in detail, as well as biographical sketches for 70 of the most luminous individuals in the history of astronomy and space science. Acronyms and specialist terms are clearly explained, making for the most thorough and carefully assembled reference resource that teachers and enthusiasts of astronomy will ever need.
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The Facts On File Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Valerie Illingworth
ISBN : UCAL:B4520427
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 61.16 MB
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"The Facts On File Dictionary of Astronomy's clear descriptions of different celestial bodies
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