Contributor biographical information for Cambridge illustrated dictionary of astronomy / Jacqueline Mitton.


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Jacqueline Mitton trained as an astronomer at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities. She is the author or co-author of over 20 astronomy books for both children and adults, and has also been consultant or contributor to many other reference books. She has been editor of the Journal of the British Astronomical Association, and the annual Handbook of the British Astronomical Association. As Press Officer of the Royal Astronomical Society, she made regular contributions to TV and radio about astronomical developments. She continues to keep up-to-date with recent astronomical advances.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Astronomy -- Dictionaries.
Astronomy -- Pictorial works.