StarBriefs Plus

A Dictionary of Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols in Astronomy and Related Space Sciences

  • André Heck

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-1
  2. A
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    Pages 3-89
  3. B
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    Pages 91-125
  4. C
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    Pages 127-230
  5. D
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    Pages 231-283
  6. E
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    Pages 285-334
  7. F
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    Pages 335-373
  8. G
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    Pages 375-408
  9. H
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    Pages 409-440
  10. I
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    Pages 441-513
  11. J
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    Pages 515-533
  12. K
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    Pages 535-549
  13. L
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  14. M
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    Pages 591-660
  15. N
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    Pages 661-700
  16. O
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  17. P
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  18. Q
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  19. R
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    Pages 811-853
  20. S
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    Pages 855-957

About this book


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.


astronomy computer science space science

Authors and affiliations

  • André Heck
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  1. 1.Strasbourg Astronomical ObservatoryFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-015-6962-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-48603-6
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