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planetology(plan-ĕ-tol -ŏ-jee) The study of the planets of the Solar System – their history, internal and surface structures, and atmospheres – with particular regard as to how and why these differ from planet to planet.
the branch of astrophysics devoted to the study of the physics of the planets in the solar system. The term “planetology” is used chiefly by specialists in earth science and rarely by astronomers.
Scientific study of the planets, in particular their surface markings.