Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

Astronomy Answers
From the Astronomical Dictionary

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astron = [Greek] star, nomos = [Greek] knowledge

Astronomy is the science that studies everything outside of the Earth. This includes, among other things, the Moon, planets, Sun, stars, black holes, Milky Way, and Universe. People who do astronomy are called astronomers.