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Vocabulary: Astronomy

Vocabulary: Astronomy¬† The lexis and structures on the vocabulary of astronomy. Some of the words used include universe, orbits, planets, eclipse, cosmonaut, satellite, galaxies, etc. Astronomy: the Scientific study of the universe, especially of the motions, positions, sizes, composition, and behaviour of astronomical objects. Universe: the totality of all matter and energy that exists in the vastness of space, whether known to human beings or not. Planet: an astronomical object that orbits a star and does not shine with its own light, especially one of those orbiting the sun in the solar system. Stars: an astronomical object usually visible as a small bright point of light in the sky. Orbit: a single revolution an astronomical object around a larger astronomical object. Cosmonaut: an astronaut in the space programmes of Russia and the formal Soviet Union.¬† Galaxies: a group of billions of stars and their planets, gas and dust that extends… Read More »Vocabulary: Astronomy

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