What is Astronomy:

Astronomy vs Astrophysics:

People search for the difference between Astronomy and Astrophysics. Well, the main difference is that Astrophysics is the branch of Astronomy. According to The dictionary by Merriam-Webster: America’s most-trusted online dictionary Astrophysics definition is “a branch of astronomy dealing especially with the behavior, physical properties, and dynamic process of celestial objects and phenomena” whereas the definition of astronomy according to Merriam-webster is “the study of objects and matter outside the earth’s atmosphere and of their physical and chemical properties”.

Types of Astronomy:

There are two main types of astronomy

  1. Observational Astronomy
  2. Theoretical Astronomy

Should You Choose Astronomy:

If you are here because no other reason than to know whether you choose astronomy as your career or not then in this case I have a suggestion for you.

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