uranography

noun
ura·​nog·​ra·​phy | \ ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈnä-grə-fē How to pronounce uranography (audio) \

Definition of uranography

: the construction of celestial representations (such as maps)

First Known Use of uranography

1675, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for uranography

Greek ouranographia description of the heavens, from ouranos sky + -graphia -graphy

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The first known use of uranography was in 1675

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“Uranography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uranography. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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