Astrophile



noun

one who loves stars, astronomy
Word Origin

Greek astro ‘star’

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    the of stars and other celestial objects. noun the photography of celestial bodies used in astronomy n. 1858, from astro- + photography.

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    the measurement of the intensity of light of celestial objects.



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    the branch of astronomy that deals with the physical properties of celestial bodies and with the interaction between matter and radiation in the interior of celestial bodies and in interstellar space. Contemporary Examples Obviously, Interstellar is a movie, not a three-hour advanced course in astrophysics. Meet Kip Thorne, the Man Who Crafted the Artful Science […]

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    the branch of astronomy that deals with the physical properties of celestial bodies and with the interaction between matter and radiation in the interior of celestial bodies and in interstellar space. Contemporary Examples Thanks to astrophysicist extraordinaire Katherine Mack for helpful discussions in putting this article together. Laniakea: The Milky Way’s Place in the Heavens […]



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