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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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Many of us visual astronomers use the work of astrophotographers like Jim Thommes, who took that shot, in the same way I imagine earlier observers used the photographic plates to which they had access.
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Although a record breaking close approach this object is not going to be visible to the unaided eye due to its small size but Astrophotographers will be pointing their cameras towards it.
Gendler, a physician and amateur astrophotographer, collects photographs of the stars by 35 past and contemporary amateur and professional astrophotographers from around the world.