star chart


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.

Origin of star chart

First recorded in 1865–70
Also called star map. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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