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astronomy

noun [U]  us   /əˈstrɑn·ə·mi/
science the scientific study of the universe as a whole and of objects that exist naturally in space, such as the stars
Translations of “astronomy”
in Arabic عِلْم الفَلَك…
in Korean 천문학…
in Malaysian astronomi…
in French astronomie…
in Turkish gökbilimi, yıldızların ve gezegenlerin bilimsel çalışması, astronomi…
in Italian astronomia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天文學…
in Russian астрономия…
in Polish astronomia…
in Vietnamese thiên văn học…
in Spanish astronomía…
in Portuguese astronomia…
in Thai ดาราศาสตร์…
in German die Astronomie…
in Catalan astronomia…
in Japanese 天文学…
in Indonesian ilmu bintang, falak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天文学…
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