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.
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Proceedings of a conference sponsored by the International Astronomical Union, the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and held at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, December 4-7, 1989.; Includes bibliographies and indexes
Imprint varies: Oxford : Blackwell Scientific Publications, <1980->; SERBIB/SERLOC merged record; Issues <1 Nov. 1987-> include separately paged section called: Short communications; Beginning with 1978, articles on microfiche are enclosed with some issues; Vols. 1 (1827/30)-29 (1868/69), 1 v. (Includes index to earlier title); Vols. 30 (1869/70)-52 (1891/92), 1 v.; Vols. 71 (1910/11)-91 (1930/31), 1 v. (Includes index to earlier title); Vols. for 1847/48-1874/75 are cal...