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Published: 2nd August 2020

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Astrography. Available: Last accessed: [date].


noun (also astrographics)

1 the scientific study and practice of mapping outer space from individual star systems to galactic and intergalactic regions. 2 philosophical or religious writing about the astronomical world, or the practice writing about Astronism.


Astrographic | ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈɡrəfɪk | adjective
Astrographical | ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈɡrəfɪk(ə)l | adjective
Astrographically | ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈɡrəfɪk(ə)li | adverb
Astrographer | ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈɡrəfə | noun (plural Astrographers)


Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting outer space or Astronism, combined with the suffix -graphy denoting a system or style of writing or the practice of mapping something; meaning either ‘writing about outer space or Astronism,’ or ‘the mapping of outer space.’

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