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- Astronomy : The study of objects and processes in the observable universe, e.g. stars, planets, comets or asteroids.
- Cosmology : A branch of astronomy and of metaphysics committed to the study of the universe as a whole, of the contents, structure, and evolution of the universe from the beginning of time to the future.
- Galileo Galilei : (1564-1642) Italian scientist, a pioneer in combining mathematical theory with systematic experiment in science, who came into conflict with the Church.
- History of astronomy : Chronology of the development and history of astronomy.
- International Astronomical Union : Internationally recognized authority for assigning designations to celestial bodies (stars, planets, asteroids, etc), headquartered in Paris, France.
- Johannes Kepler : (1571-1630) German astronomer best known for his three laws of planetary motion.
- Jupiter (planet) : The fifth planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman god of the same name; largest planet in our solar system.
- Philosophy : The study of the meaning and justification of beliefs about the most general, or universal, aspects of things.
- Ptolemy : (2nd century AD) Egyptian astronomer and geographer whose main work, the Almagest, a compendium of contemporary astronomical knowledge, was in use into the 15th century.
- Tycho Brahe : Danish astronomer of the 16th century.