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Definition of Astronomy

Astronomy

  1. Astrology.
  2. The science which treats of the celestial bodies, of their magnitudes, motions, distances, periods of revolution, eclipses, constitution, physical condition, and of the causes of their various phenomena.
  3. A treatise on, or text-book of, the science.

Astronomy Quotations

Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
Edsger Dijkstra

Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
Plato

Astronomy's much more fun when you're not an astronomer.
Brian May

I went to the University of Washington as a physics and astronomy major. My other interest, of course, was aviation. I always wanted to be a pilot. And if you're going to fly airplanes, the best place to be is the Air Force.
Michael P. Anderson

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
Voltaire
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Astronomy Translations

astronomy in Danish is astronomi
astronomy in Dutch is sterrenkunde, astronomie
astronomy in French is astronomie
astronomy in German is Astronomie {f}, Astronomie {f}, Sternkunde {f}
astronomy in Portuguese is astronomia
astronomy in Swedish is astronomi
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