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astrophotography Line breaks: astro¦pho¦tog¦raphy
Pronunciation: /ˌastrə(ʊ)fəˈtɒɡrəfi/

Definition of astrophotography in English:


[mass noun]
The use of photography in astronomy.
Example sentences
  • The students use their telescopes for planetary and lunar viewing as well as some basic astrophotography.
  • Steve has now been bitten by the astrophotography bug; here are his first-ever pictures taken through a telescope.


Example sentences
  • So an astrophotographer needs to adjust the type of photographic film being used for each individual image.
  • He is not only an incredible astrophotographer, but an amazing person.
  • Large aperture reflecting telescopes tend to be a favorite of astrophotographers for their light-gathering ability.
Example sentences
  • Later he went to the Paris Observatory as director of the astrophotographic laboratory.
  • This alteration enhances the camera's ability to take high-end astrophotographic images.
  • During the period from 1973 to 1978 I formulated the basic framework of the astrophotographic techniques I now employ.
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