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The branch of astronomy concerned with mapping the positions of stars, galaxies, and other celestial bodies on the celestial sphere and with studying historical celestial maps. Also called celestial cartography.

[Greek ouranos, sky + -graphy.]

u′ra·no·graph′ic (-nə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
References in classic literature ?
Each one watched for an unexpected fact, which might throw some new light on their uranographic studies.