ultraviolet astronomy

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ultraviolet astronomy

n.
The branch of astronomy that uses observations of emissions in the ultraviolet part of electromagnetic spectrum to study extraterrestrial sources such as stars, planets, galaxies, and interstellar gas clouds.

ultraviolet astronomy

n
(Astronomy) the study of radiation from celestial sources in the wavelength range 91.2 to 320 nanometres, 12 to 91.2 nanometres being the extreme ultraviolet range