astroimager

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noun as·tro·im·a·ger \ˌa-(ˌ)strō-ˈi-mə-jər\

Definition of astroimager

plural

astroimagers

  1. :  one who takes photographs of astronomical objects and events :  astrophotographer Astroimagers spend days with CCDs and digital tweaking until getting the perfect nebula shot, which they turn into a screensaver. — Bob Berman, Astronomy, June 2005

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Origin and Etymology of astroimager

astroimag(ing) “making of images of astronomical objects” (from astro- + 2imaging) + 2-er


First Known Use: 1993


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