The branch of astronomy concerned with mapping the positions of stars, galaxies, and other celestial bodies on the celestial sphere and with studying historical celestial maps. Also called celestial cartography.
[Greek ouranos, sky + -GRAPHY.]
u′ra·no·graphic (-nə-grăfĭk) adj.
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