star chart


noun

Astronomy. a chart or map showing the relative apparent positions of the stars, as seen from the earth, in a particular area of the sky.

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Also called star map.

Origin of star chart

First recorded in 1865–70
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Example sentences from the Web for star chart

  • Marston himself had loomed large in the star-chart of painting only a dozen years ago, and was now the greatest of luminaries.

    The Key to Yesterday|Charles Neville Buck