astroimager

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

Definition of astroimager

plural astroimagers
: 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 BermanAstronomyJune 2005

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Origin and Etymology of astroimager

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


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