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Not an AstrologerPlay
Don't confuse astronomers with astrologers, who study how stars might influence human lives. SlideUnlike an astrologer, the astronomer does not make horoscopes.
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Scientific FocusPlay
Astronomy is a science, so an astronomer's work is research-based and empirical. SlideThe astronomer published her findings on the new comet's trajectory.
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Field SpecializationPlay
Astronomers often specialize in particular fields, like planetary science or cosmology. SlideAs an observational astronomer, she spends nights at the observatory.