astrophoto

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

astro- +‎ photo

NounEdit

astrophoto (plural astrophotos)

  1. (astronomy, photography) An image of one or more celestial objects made using techniques of astrophotography.
    • 1973, Richard Berry, "Getting More Out of Your Astrophotos," Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Newsletter, v. 67, p. L32,
      Once captured on film, an astrophoto does no good unless transferred to a form you can see and examine closely.

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