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Astronomy Vocabulary Word List More on Astronomy
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A
albedo
Alpha Centauri
apastron
aperature
aphelion
apogee
asterism
asteroid
astronaut
astronomer
astronomical unit
astronomy
axial tilt
azimuth

B
background radiation
Bailey's beads
big bang theory
binary star
black body
black hole
bolometer

C
celestial
celestial equator
cislunar
cluster
comet
conjunction
constellation
coriolis force
cosmic rays
corona
cosmology
cosmonaut
cosmos
crater
crescent moon

D
dark matter
day
declination
deep space
Deneb
density
docking
Doppler shift
double star
Drake equation
dust
dwarf planet
dwarf star

E
Earth
earthbound
eccentricity
eclipse
ecliptic
elliptical orbit
equinox
escape velocity
event horizon
exoplanet
extragalaxtic

F
falling star
flare
flyby
free fall
full moon

G
galaxy
gamma ray
gas giant
gegenschein
geostationary
geosynchronous
gibbous moon
globular cluster
gravitation
gravitational constant
gravitational lens
gravity

H
half moon
heliocentric
hydrogen
helium
H-R diagram
Hubble telescope
Hubble's law
hyperbolic orbit
hypernova

I
ice giant
inclination
inertia
inferior planets
inner planets
interstellar
interstellar dust
ionosphere

J
Jupiter

K
Kepler's laws
kiloparsec
Kirkwood gaps
Kuiper belt

L
Lagrange points
lens
light-year
local arm
local group
lunar

M
magnitude
mare
Mars
mass
Mercury
meteor
meteor shower
meteorite
meteoroid
Milky Way
minor planet
Mir
moon
muttnik

N
nadir
NASA
nebula
Neptune
neutron star
new moon
north star
nova

O
observatory
occultation
Oort cloud
opposition
orbit
orbital eccentricity
orbital inclination
outer planets

P
parallax
parsec
partial eclipse
penumbra
perigee
perihelion
perturbation
phase
plane of the ecliptic
planet
planetary nebula
planetoid
Pluto
pole star
precession
probe
pulsar

Q
quarter moon
quasar

R
radiant
radiation
red dwarf
red giant star
red shift
revolve
right ascension
rings
Roche limit
rocket

S
satellite
Saturn
scientific notation
scintillation
shooting star
solar
sidereal
singularity
sky
solar
solar system
solar wind
solstice
space
space exploration
space station
spectroscope

S cont.
spectrum
Sputnik
star
starlight
sun
sunspot
superior planets
supernova
synodic
syzygy

T
telemetry
telescope
terminator
terrestrial
total eclipse
totality
transit
translunar
transneptunians
twinkling

U
umbra
universe
Uranus

V
vacuum
Van Allen belt
variable star
Venus
vernal equinox
visual magnitude

W
waning
wavelength
waxing
weightlessness
white dwarf
white giant
wormhole

X
x-rays

y
yellow dwarf

Z
zenith
zodiac

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