Glossary of Astronomical Terms

Glossary of Astronomical Terms

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Astronomy is a natural science that deals with the study of celestial objects (such as stars, planets, comets, nebulae, star clusters and galaxies) and phenomena that originate outside the Earth's atmosphere (such as the cosmic background radiation). It is concerned with the evolution, physics, chemistry, meteorology, and motion of celestial objects, as well as the formation and development of the universe.

Glossary of Astronomical Terms is an application containing over 1500 specific astronomical and cosmological terms and definitions. It is an excellent educational application for anyone who want to know more about the scientific facts of astronomy, cosmology, universe, stars, planets and etc.

The application is optimized for all Android devices running on OS 1.5 or above



This application has the following features:

◆ An interface with THUMBNAIL preview of each item
◆ The ability to bookmark selected glossary for easier reference
◆ Cross-referencing links to other glossary
◆ A glossary search engine
◆ Offline browsing


This application is proudly presented by ColaKey LLC.

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  • (80 stars)

    by Anoop Rathod on 19/10/2013

    Has explanation for lot of astronomical terms. Suggest to have classification based on subject, such as telescope, deep sky objects, etc. Apart from the regular alphabetical order Another thing is that the pictures misaligned. They bear no relation to th

  • (80 stars)

    by sunil jadhav on 25/09/2013

    Almost all astronomical terms are explained well in detailed. Very useful for those trying to learn about astronomy.