astrometry

noun as·trom·e·try \ ə-ˈsträ-mə-trē \

Definition of astrometry

:a branch of astronomy that deals with measurements (as of positions and movements) of celestial bodies

astrometric

play \ˌas-trə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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1811


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