astrometry

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as·trom·e·try

 (ə-strŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
The precise measurement of the positions and motions of celestial bodies.

as′tro·met′ric (ăs′trō-mĕt′rĭk), as′tro·met′ri·cal adj.

astrometry

(əˈstrɒmɪtrɪ)
n
(Astronomy) the branch of astronomy concerned with the measurement of the position and motion of celestial bodies
astrometric, ˌastroˈmetrical adj

as·trom·e·try

(ə-strŏm′ĭ-trē)
The scientific measurement of the positions and motions of celestial bodies.

astrometry

the branch of astronomy that studies the dimensions of heavenly bodies, especially the measurements made to determine the positions and orbits of various stars. — astrometric, astrometrical, adj.
See also: Astronomy
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Noun1.astrometry - the branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the position and motion of celestial bodiesastrometry - the branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the position and motion of celestial bodies
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
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The telescope's drive motors are computer controlled thanks to another friend, Chris Houghton of Astrometrics. His electronic design allows me to accurately slew to and track objects with the precision needed for deep-sky astrophotography.
Or pretend you're in the astrometrics laboratory of Star Trek's starship Voyager and the computer monitor displays our neighborhood of stars with which you can pan and zoom around at will.