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Princeton's WordNet

  1. astrometrynoun

    the branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the position and motion of celestial bodies

Wiktionary

  1. astrometrynoun

    That branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the positions and motions of celestial bodies, particularly stars.

Wikipedia

  1. Astrometry

    Astrometry is a branch of astronomy that involves precise measurements of the positions and movements of stars and other celestial bodies. It provides the kinematics and physical origin of the Solar System and this galaxy, the Milky Way.

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  1. astrometry

    Astrometry is a branch of astronomy that involves precise measurements and explanations of the positions and movements of stars and other celestial bodies. This scientific discipline is crucial in the creation of star maps and catalogs and contributes to understanding phenomena like the formation of planetary systems or the evolution of galaxies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astrometrynoun

    the art of making measurements among the stars, or of determining their relative magnitudes

  2. Etymology: [Astro- + metry.]

Wikidata

  1. Astrometry

    Astrometry is the branch of astronomy that involves precise measurements of the positions and movements of stars and other celestial bodies. The information obtained by astrometric measurements provides information on the kinematics and physical origin of our Solar System and our galaxy, the Milky Way.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. astrometry

    The numerical expression of the apparent magnitudes of the so-called fixed stars.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astrometry in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astrometry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of astrometry in a Sentence

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    The star is named in honor of the great American astronomer Edward Emerson Barnard, who was a pioneer of stellar photography and astrometry, edward Emerson Barnard recognized that this star had the largest known proper motion a century ago.

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