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Collins Dictionary of Astronomy : Astronomy Defined and Explained - John Daintith

Collins Dictionary of Astronomy

Astronomy Defined and Explained


Published: 1st January 2006
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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.

ISBN: 9780007918485
ISBN-10: 0007918488
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 517
Published: 1st January 2006
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13  x 3.1