Definition of astronomer in English:


Line breaks: as¦tron|omer
Pronunciation: /əˈstrɒnəmə


  • An expert in or student of astronomy.
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    • Titania was discovered in 1787 by the astronomer William Herschel.
    • John Herschel was the son of William Herschel, the astronomer who discovered Uranus.
    • Here, Hubble astronomers have uncovered, for the first time, a population of infant stars.

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