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satellite astronomy

[′sad·əl‚īt ə′strän·ə·mē]
(astronomy)
The study of astronomical objects by using detectors mounted on earth-orbiting satellites or deep-space probes; allows observations that are not obstructed by the earth's atmosphere.
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