uranometry

noun
ura·​nom·​e·​try | \ ˌyu̇rəˈnämə‧trē \
plural -es

Definition of uranometry

1 : a chart or catalog of celestial bodies and especially of visible fixed stars
2 : the measurement of the heavens

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History and Etymology for uranometry

New Latin uranometria, from uran- entry 1 + -metria -metry

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“Uranometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uranometry. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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