as·​tro·​cam·​era | \ ˌa-(ˌ)strō-ˈkam-rə How to pronounce astrocamera (audio) , -ˈka-mə-rə \
plural astrocameras

Definition of astrocamera

: a camera that is designed or used for taking photographs of astronomical objects and events Sections on telescopes, cameras, and CCD astrocameras follow, along with a chapter on “the desktop moon.”— Mary Carroll, Booklist, July 2000

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First Known Use of astrocamera

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for astrocamera

astro- + camera

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“Astrocamera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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