as·​tro·​im·​a·​ger | \ ˌa-(ˌ)strō-ˈi-mə-jər How to pronounce astroimager (audio) \
plural astroimagers

Definition of astroimager

: 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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First Known Use of astroimager

1993, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for astroimager

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

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“Astroimager.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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