adjective see planetology

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  • planetological — See planetology. * * * …   Universalium

  • planetological — adjective Of or pertaining to planetology …   Wiktionary

  • planetological — plan·et·o·log·i·cal …   English syllables

  • planetological — adjective see planetology …   Useful english dictionary

  • planetology — planetological /plan i tl oj i keuhl/, adj. planetologist, n. /plan i tol euh jee/, n. the branch of astronomy that deals with the physical features of the planets. [1905 10; PLANET + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • planetology — noun (plural gies) Date: 1907 a branch of astronomy that deals with the condensed matter of the solar system and especially with the planets and their moons • planetological adjective • planetologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Synchronous rotation — Due to synchronous rotation of their moon, the inhabitants of the central body will never be able to see its side marked with green. In astronomy, synchronous rotation is a planetological term describing a body orbiting another, where the… …   Wikipedia

  • Relative dating — Before the advent of absolute dating in the 20th century, archaeologists and geologists were largely limited to the use of relative dating techniques. It estimates the order of prehistoric and geological events were determined by using basic… …   Wikipedia

  • Applied planetology — (also called applied planetary science) is a term describing practical applications of planetology as an applied science for useful purposes that advance the human condition. Compared with theoretical planetology, applied planetology focus on… …   Wikipedia

  • planetologist — See planetological. * * * …   Universalium

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