astrophotography

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as·tro·pho·tog·ra·phy

 (ăs′trō-fə-tŏg′rə-fē)
n.
Astronomical photography.

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

astrophotography

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

as•tro•pho•tog•ra•phy

(ˌæs troʊ fəˈtɒg rə fi)

n.
the photography of stars and other celestial objects.
[1855–60]
as`tro•pho•tog′ra•pher, n.
as`tro•pho`to•graph′ic (-ˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk) adj.

astrophotography

a form of photography used to record astronomical phenomena.
See also: Astronomy, Photography
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A couple of decades later came the birth of celestial photography, by Denbigh-born Isaac Roberts - arguably the most important contribution to science by a man named Isaac since a certain Mr Newton sat underneath an apple tree.
Isaac Roberts, from Denbigh, pioneered celestial photography in 1888, becoming the first man to capture still images of interstellar gas clouds, galaxies, star clusters and nebulae.