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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

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

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

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

I think music is about our internal life. It's part of the way people touch each other. That's very precious to me. And astronomy is, in a sense, the very opposite thing. Instead of looking inwards, you are looking out, to things beyond our grasp.
Brian May

I didn't understand how you could be an actor if you didn't also study philosophy and study political science, astronomy. And also just go out and live life and have experiences.
Brit Marling
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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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