uranometry

[yoo r-uh-nom-i-tree]
noun Astronomy.
  1. a chart of the positions of the heavenly bodies on the celestial sphere.
  2. the measurement of the positions of heavenly bodies.

Origin of uranometry

From the New Latin word uranometria, dating back to 1705–15. See urano-, -metry
Related formsu·ra·no·met·ri·cal [yoo r-uh-nuh-me-tri-kuh l] /ˌyʊər ə nəˈmɛ trɪ kəl/, adjective
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