Ideal for the laboratory, office, classroom, or home, this reference contains defintions of all major terms and concepts in astronomy, astrophysics, and aerospace engineering. The book features about 3,000 terms-some with multiple definitions-plus cross references, acronyms, and abbreviations. Readers will find coverage of the words and expressions for planets, stars, constellations, galaxies, comets, asteroids, nebulae, observatories, and other topics-as well as quick-reference tables.
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This reference contains definitions of all major terms and concepts in astronomy, astrophysics, and aerospace engineering. Around 3000 terms are included, some with multiple definitions.From the Back Cover:
AUTHORITATIVE-COMPREHENSIVE-CURRENT. Carefully reviewed to ensure its accuracy, clarity, and completeness, the McGraw-Hill dictionary of Astronomy puts a wealth of essential information at your fingertips. Whether you're a professional, a student, a writer, or a general reader with science curiosity, this comprehensive resource defines the current language of astronomy and gives you a better understanding of the ideas and concepts you need to know. The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Astronomy is based on the renowned McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Fifth Edition, the universal reference choice for the international scientific community-researchers, scientists, engineers, technicians, educators, and writers-and general readers with an interest in science.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-132-34-2625002