Collins Dictionary of Astronomy

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The Ultimate Dictionary of Astronomy

Over 3,500 entries covering the theories and principles of astronomy
Contains definitions of all major astronomical objects with major telescopes and observational techniques
Co-created by a team of professional astronomers

About the Authors

John Daintith worked as a research chemist at the University of London and as a research assistant at Oxford University. He was science editor for the Collins English Dictionary and has compiled and edited a number of reference books, including the Oxford Dictionary of Science

William Gould is an experienced reference-book compiler with a special interest in astronomy. He has contributed to a number of publications including the World Encyclopedia and the Collins Enlgish Dictionary.

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Description

Author: John Daintith & William Gould
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Year: 2006
Pages: 517
Printed: Great Britain
ISBN: 978-0-00-791848-5
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: New
Weight: 365 gr
Description from the publisher: This reference source for students, teachers and everybody with a professional or amateur interest in astronomy contains over 3500 entries and describes the range of astronomical bodies, both well-known and newly discovered. It includes descriptions of observational techniques and of instruments and observatories, both ground-based and in space, and it gives the theories about the origin and evolution of the universe.

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Weight 0.365 kg

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