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radar astronomy

n.
The branch of astronomy that studies bodies in the solar system by analyzing the reflections of radio waves sent from Earth.
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radar astronomy

n
(Astronomy) the use of radar to map the surfaces of the planets, their satellites, and other bodies
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ra′dar astron`omy


n.
the branch of astronomy that uses radar to map the surfaces of planetary bodies, as the moon and Venus, and to determine periods of rotation.
[1955–60]
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radar astronomy

The use of radar to track objects in the solar system. Beyond Saturn, the signal is too weak.
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radarastronomie
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