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Author Heck, A. (Andrā„©

Title StarBriefs plus [electronic resource] : a dictionary of abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols in astronomy and related space sciences / compiled by Andrā„ Heck.

Published Dordrecht : Springer Science+Business Media, c2004.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 1113 p.)
Notes Rev. ed. of: StarBriefs 2001. 2001.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. viii).
Summary With about 200,000 entries, StarBriefs Plus represents the most comprehensive and accurately validated collection of abbreviations, acronyms, contractions and symbols within astronomy, related space sciences and other related fields. As such, this invaluable reference source (and its companion volume, StarGuides Plus) should be on the reference shelf of every library, organization or individual with any interest in these areas. Besides astronomy and associated space sciences, related fields such as aeronautics, aeronomy, astronautics, atmospheric sciences, chemistry, communications, computer sciences, data processing, education, electronics, engineering, energetics, environment, geodesy, geophysics, information handling, management, mathematics, meteorology, optics, physics, remote sensing, and so on, are also covered when justified. Terms in common use and/or of general interest have also been included where appropriate.
Subject Astronomy -- Abbreviations -- Dictionaries.
Astronomy -- Acronyms -- Dictionaries.
Space sciences -- Abbreviations -- Dictionaries.
Space sciences -- Acronyms -- Dictionaries.
Astronomie -- Sigles.
Astronomie -- Dictionnaires anglais.
Electronic books.
Other uniform title StarBriefs 2001.
ISBN 9780306486036 (electronic bk.)
0306486032 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-0-306-48603-6