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Astronomy (from Greek: ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.It applies mathematics, physics, and chemistry in an effort to explain the origin of those objects and phenomena and their evolution.Objects of interest include planets, moons, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and comets; the phenomena also includes supernova explosions, gamma ray bursts ...

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Astronomy: Astronomy, science that encompasses the study of all extraterrestrial objects and phenomena. Since the late 19th century astronomy has expanded to include astrophysics, the application of physical and chemical knowledge to an understanding of the nature of celestial objects.

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In current use, astronomy is concerned with “the study of objects and matter outside the earth's atmosphere,” while astrology is the purported divination of how stars and planets influence our lives. Put bluntly, astronomy is a science, and astrology is not.

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Define astronomy. astronomy synonyms, astronomy pronunciation, astronomy translation, English dictionary definition of astronomy. n. pl. as·tron·o·mies 1. The scientific study of matter and phenomena in the universe, especially in outer space, including the positions, dimensions,...

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Thin, insulating layer may prevent Pluto's underground ocean from fre  Astronomy Magazine

The New Horizons spacecraft found evidence of an underground ocean lurking below the surface of the dwarf planet Pluto. Now, new research suggests a thin, ...

Dear Hubble: How one telescope transformed astronomy, and us all  National Geographic

On the 29th anniversary of the instrument's first image, a former analyst reflects on how it became a scientific powerhouse—and cultural icon.

Our lopsided Moon was likely hit by a dwarf planet  Astronomy Magazine

After the Moon was forged in a cataclysmic collision between Earth and a Mar-sized planet, it apparently took a second blow from a dwarf planet.

Next-Gen Megascope for Astronomy Taking Shape on Chilean Mountaintop  Space.com

An arid mountaintop in the Chilean Andes is being transformed into a next-generation astronomy hub. Hard-rock excavation at the Giant Magellan Telescope ...

New Horizons reveals Ultima Thule's quiet, lonesome past  Astronomy Magazine

After New Horizons streaked past Pluto in 2015, its main task was over, but it still had work to do. On New Year's Day of 2019, it made a flyby of another, even ...

The Sky This Week from May 17 to 26  Astronomy Magazine

The waning gibbous Moon passes both Jupiter and Saturn this week, while Jupiter's largest moon seemingly disappears as it slides into the giant planet's ...

Scientists gear up to look for fossils on Mars  Astronomy Magazine

Mars 2020 can't analyze every rock it encounters in detail, so researchers are proposing ways to determine the best places to look for fossilized life on the Red ...

Early galaxies shone brighter and hotter than expected  Astronomy Magazine

Our universe's first galaxies shone hotter and brighter than scientists thought, according to a group of astronomers who tapped a whopping 400 hours of ...

O'Neill colonies: A decades-long dream for settling space  Astronomy Magazine

To fast-track human spaceflight, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos suggests people consider taking up residence in O'Neill colonies, a futuristic concept for space ...

Astronomy Day is Coming Up! How You Can Participate  Sky & Telescope

Spring Astronomy Day is nigh. Join fellow enthusiasts on Saturday, May 11th — find an astronomy club, observatory, or planetarium near you, and go have fun.

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