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Astronomical

Meanings and phrases

astronomical

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. relating or belonging to the science of astronomy; astronomic
  2. inconceivably large; astronomic; galactic

Astronomical Unit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers); AU

astronomical telescope

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any telescope designed to collect and record electromagnetic radiation from cosmic sources

astronomical year

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes; solar year; tropical year; equinoctial year

astronomical observatory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Upper Karoo is indeed an ideal site for an astronomical observatory.
  • code: 120) is an astronomical observatory located near the village of Višnjan in Croatia.
  • Count Yakov Bruce made the upper story his astronomical observatory, the first in Russia.

astronomical observations

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The big 'if' lies in the astronomical observations; they may well be in error.
  • Lasers originally developed for the SDI plan are in use for astronomical observations.
  • Gravitational redshift has been measured in the laboratory and using astronomical observations.

astronomical objects

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E.g.
  • However, it is difficult to determine the distance to astronomical objects.
  • Negative magnitudes for other very bright astronomical objects can be found in the table below.
  • The MSU 0.6 meter telescope will be set up for viewing on selected astronomical objects throughout the evening.

astronomical units

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E.g.
  • The following table contains some distances given in astronomical units.
  • It orbits its parent star every 3.36 days at a distance of 0.042 astronomical units (AU).
  • The dust continuum emission suggests a disk radius of approximately 400 astronomical units.
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