Branches of Astronomy

This article contains a list of the main branches of astronomy. Astronomy is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena. [1]

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The main branches of astronomy are:

1 – Astrobiology – “is the branch of science that deals with the possibility and likely nature of life on other planets or in space.” [2]

2 – Astrophysics – “is the branch of astronomy concerned with the physical nature of stars and other celestial bodies, and the application of the laws and theories of physics to the interpretation of astronomical observations.” [3]


A collection of astronomy related links can be found here.

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