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astrophotography

[as-troh-fuh-tog-ruh-fee]
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noun
  1. the photography of stars and other celestial objects.

Origin of astrophotography

First recorded in 1855–60; astro- + photography
Related formsas·tro·pho·tog·ra·pher, nounas·tro·pho·to·graph·ic [as-troh-foh-tuh-graf-ik] /ˌæs troʊˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for astrophotography

astrophotography

noun
  1. the photography of celestial bodies used in astronomy
Derived Formsastrophotographic (ˌæstrəʊˌfəʊtəˈɡræfɪk), adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for astrophotography

n.

1858, from astro- + photography.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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