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Astronomical photography.

as′tro·pho·tog′ra·pher n.
as′tro·pho′to·graph′ic (-fō′tə-grăf′ĭk) adj.


1. (Photography) the photography of celestial bodies used in astronomy
2. (Astronomy) the photography of celestial bodies used in astronomy
astrophotographic adj


(ˌæs troʊ fəˈtɒg rə fi)

the photography of stars and other celestial objects.
as`tro•pho•tog′ra•pher, n.
as`tro•pho`to•graph′ic (-ˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk) adj.


a form of photography used to record astronomical phenomena.
See also: Astronomy, Photography
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