The Resource A dictionary of astronomy, edited by Ian Ridpath

A dictionary of astronomy, edited by Ian Ridpath

Label
A dictionary of astronomy
Title
A dictionary of astronomy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ian Ridpath
Title variation
Oxford dictionary of astronomy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The second edition of this established dictionary contains over 4,200 up-to-date entries on all aspects of astronomy covering everything from space exploration and the equipment involved, to astrophysics, cosmology, and the concept of time. The dictionary features biographical entries on eminent astronomers, as well as worldwide coverage of observatories and telescopes. Appendices include tables of Apollo lunar landing missions, the constellations, and the Local Group of galaxies. Entries are supported by numerous tables and diagrams
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Cataloging source
WVF
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB14
LC item number
.D52 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ridpath, Ian
  • Oxford University Press
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
Label
A dictionary of astronomy, edited by Ian Ridpath
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Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: A dictionary of astronomy. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
Color
mixed
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 561 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)181158690
  • (OCoLC)ocn181158690
Label
A dictionary of astronomy, edited by Ian Ridpath
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: A dictionary of astronomy. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
Color
mixed
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 561 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)181158690
  • (OCoLC)ocn181158690

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