ERIC Number: ED317415
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
A Brief Glossary of Commonly Used Astronomical Terms.
A glossary of 50 astronimical terms is presented. Among terms included are: Asteroid; Big Bang; Binary Star; Black Hole; Comet; Constellation; Eclipse; Equinox; Galaxy; Globular Cluster; Local Group; Magellanic Clouds; Nebula; Neutron Star; Nova; Parsec; Quasar; Radio Astronomy; Red Giant; Red Shift; S.E.T.I.; Solstice; Supernova; and White Dwarf. (YP)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Definitions, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Glossaries, Science Materials, Sciences, Scientific Concepts, Scientific Literacy, Secondary School Science, Space Sciences, Vocabulary
Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 390 Ashton Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA.