Collins dictionary of astronomy

For over 25 years we have been tracking the growth and developments in astronomy in this dictionary. For this new edition, the fifth in the book's life, we have completely reviewed and updated all the existing entries, from A0620-00 to XUV astronomy, and have added around 200 entries to reflect...

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Main Author: Daintith, John
Corporate Author: Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Authors: Gould, William
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Glasgow [Scotland] HarperCollins 2012
Edition:[5th] ed
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Collection: Credo Reference - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:For over 25 years we have been tracking the growth and developments in astronomy in this dictionary. For this new edition, the fifth in the book's life, we have completely reviewed and updated all the existing entries, from A0620-00 to XUV astronomy, and have added around 200 entries to reflect recent advances in astronomy and related fields. The book will provide a valuable resource both to those studying astronomy at school or university and to the many enthusiastic amateur astronomers
Item Description:Includes list of internet resources. - First published as The Macmillan Dictionary of Astronomy, 1979. - Mode of access: World Wide Web
Physical Description:1 online resource (3682 entries) 100 images, digital files
ISBN:9781849722087
0007220928
9780007220922