The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Astronomy is 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. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.