Gale Astronomy Thesaurus

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The Gale Astronomy Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Science Thesaurus. Includes terms associated with the observation and study of celestial bodies and of many physical phenomena that occur beyond the earth's atmosphere. Specific areas include stars, galaxies, solar systems, comets, asteroids, meteoroids, nebulae, natural satellites, astrophysics, astrology, calendars, constellations, cosmology, eclipses, extraterrestrial radiation, and astronomical instruments and equipment. It does not include named space vehicles. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 488 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

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Gale Astronomy Thesaurus
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488 preferred terms/concepts (2019-02)
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Gale, A Cengage Company
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