astrophotography

noun as·tro·pho·tog·ra·phy \ ˌas-(ˌ)trō-fə-ˈtä-grə-fē \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of astrophotography

: photography involving astronomical objects and events

astrophotograph

play \-ˈfō-tə-ˌgraf\ noun

astrophotographer

play \-fə-ˈtä-grə-fər\ noun

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