2014, XXXV, 328 p. 144 illus., 108 illus. in color.
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Lists, defines and illustrates every named object and term as related to Mercury
Contains an atlas comprising maps and images with coordinate grids and labels identifying features listed in the gazetteer
Provides British and American pronunciations for the entries based on the broad phonetic principles of both systems
Traces names to their languages and scripts of origin
This gazetteer and atlas on Mercury lists, defines and illustrates every named (as opposed to merely catalogued) object and term as related to Mercury within a single reference work. It contains a glossary of terminology used, an index of all the headwords in the gazetteer, an atlas comprising maps and images with coordinate grids and labels identifying features listed in the gazetteer, and appendix material on the IAU nomenclature system and the transcription systems used for non-roman alphabets. This book is useful for the general reader, writers and editors dealing with astronomical themes, and those astronomers concerned with any aspect of astronomical nomenclature.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Astronomical nomenclature - Atlas of astronomy - Catalogue of objects - Gazetteer of Mercury - IAU nomenclature system - Mercury reference work