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As with any field of scientific study, astronomy has a long list of important terminology. So we've put together this glossary where you can check you fully understand the meaning of the common terms, as well as some of the more unusual words.



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Words beginning with 'V' :



Variable stars : stars with fluctuating brightness.




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