- as•tro•pho•tog•ra•phy[[t]ˌæs troʊ fəˈtɒg rə fi[/t]] n.pht the photography of stars and other celestial objects•Etymology: 1855–60 as`tro•pho•tog′ra•pher, n. as`tro•pho`to•graph′ic -ˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk adj.
From formal English to slang. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
Astrophotography — As tro*pho*tog ra*phy, n. [Astro + photography.] The application of photography to the delineation of the sun, moon, and stars. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
astrophotography — 1858, from ASTRO (Cf. astro ) + PHOTOGRAPHY (Cf. photography) … Etymology dictionary
astrophotography — [as΄trō fə täg′rə fē] n. photography of both visible and invisible celestial objects … English World dictionary
Astrophotography — An image of Orion s Belt composited from digitized black and white photographic plates recorded through red and blue astronomical filters, with a computer synthesized green channel. The plates were taken using the Samuel Oschin Telescope between… … Wikipedia
astrophotography — noun A specialized kind of photography, comprised of concepts and techniques that pertain to the production of photographic images of astronomical objects. Astrophotography is the name given to the process of taking pictures of anything not on… … Wiktionary
astrophotography — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1858 photography involving astronomical objects and events • astrophotograph noun • astrophotographer noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
astrophotography — astrophotographer, n. astrophotographic /as troh foh teuh graf ik/, adj. /as troh feuh tog reuh fee/, n. the photography of stars and other celestial objects. [1855 60; ASTRO + PHOTOGRAPHY] * * * … Universalium
astrophotography — as·tro·photography … English syllables
astrophotography — /ˌæstroʊfəˈtɒgrəfi/ (say .astrohfuh togruhfee) noun the photography of stars and other celestial objects … Australian English dictionary
astrophotography — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary astr + photography : the application of photography to astronomical investigations … Useful english dictionary