noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1858 photography involving astronomical objects and events • astrophotograph nounastrophotographer noun

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  • Astrophotography — As tro*pho*tog ra*phy, n. [Astro + photography.] The application of photography to the delineation of the sun, moon, and stars. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astrophotography — 1858, from ASTRO (Cf. astro ) + PHOTOGRAPHY (Cf. photography) …   Etymology dictionary

  • astrophotography — [as΄trō fə täg′rə fē] n. photography of both visible and invisible celestial objects …   English World dictionary

  • Astrophotography — An image of Orion s Belt composited from digitized black and white photographic plates recorded through red and blue astronomical filters, with a computer synthesized green channel. The plates were taken using the Samuel Oschin Telescope between… …   Wikipedia

  • astrophotography — noun A specialized kind of photography, comprised of concepts and techniques that pertain to the production of photographic images of astronomical objects. Astrophotography is the name given to the process of taking pictures of anything not on… …   Wiktionary

  • astrophotography — astrophotographer, n. astrophotographic /as troh foh teuh graf ik/, adj. /as troh feuh tog reuh fee/, n. the photography of stars and other celestial objects. [1855 60; ASTRO + PHOTOGRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • astrophotography — as·tro·photography …   English syllables

  • astrophotography — as•tro•pho•tog•ra•phy [[t]ˌæs troʊ fəˈtɒg rə fi[/t]] n. pht the photography of stars and other celestial objects • Etymology: 1855–60 as tro•pho•tog′ra•pher, n. as tro•pho to•graph′ic ˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • astrophotography — /ˌæstroʊfəˈtɒgrəfi/ (say .astrohfuh togruhfee) noun the photography of stars and other celestial objects …   Australian English dictionary

  • astrophotography — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary astr + photography : the application of photography to astronomical investigations …   Useful english dictionary

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