There are extensive appendices including the Messier and Caldwell catalogues, relevant addresses of organizations and even the Greek alphabet. There is most certainly a need for a reference work of this sort, and the author has managed to go some way towards filling a glaring gap in the market.
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Mahoney, The Observatory, Vol. In fact, it provides more depth than would be considered normal for a dictionary in most cases, and nicely bridges the gap between a pure dictionary and an encyclopaedia. A worthwhile addition to one's reference library Roger Feasey, Auckland Astronomical Society Journal, May, The emphasis in this dictionary is very much on the word 'practical' contained in the title. It deals in some detail with techniques and instrumentation, offering many useful charts and diagrams.
The book is well cross-referenced and includes a number of useful appendices. The dictionary finishes with a listing of astronomical societies worldwide and a bibliography which covers major journals, yearbooks, star catalogues, reference books, introductory books on astronomy and practical guides.
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