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.
- Also called star map.
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How to use star chart in a sentence
In order to determine precisely where these intersections take place, the authors had to lift the torsion points off their respective curves and transpose them over each other — almost the way you’d fit a star chart to the night sky.Mathematicians Set Numbers in Motion to Unlock Their Secrets | Kelsey Houston-Edwards | February 22, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
Mathematicians knew about these star charts, but they didn’t have a good perspective that allowed them to count the overlapping points.Mathematicians Set Numbers in Motion to Unlock Their Secrets | Kelsey Houston-Edwards | February 22, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
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
He gestured expressively at the star chart papered over one wall of his office.Citadel | Algirdas Jonas Budrys
Phil Morgan thought a moment, and faced toward the wall with the inlaid star chart of the sky, thinking of sun-bathed Georgia.Stand by for Mars! | Carey Rockwell