field stars

field stars

Stars that are not connected with an astronomical object being studied but which happen to appear in the same field of view when the object is observed through a telescope. Typical examples of field stars are those that appear in the foreground of a telescopic image of a distant galaxy.

field stars

[′fēld ‚stärz]
(astronomy)
Background stars when a specific object is being observed.
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Many of those apparent cluster members are in fact nearby field stars, less than 100 light-years away.
He was one of five sporting greats to join a distinguished list of track and field stars in the Welsh Athletics Hall of Fame at a ceremonial dinner at the Hilton Hotel in Cardiff.
It would be a tall order considering that the feat done 35 years ago was accomplished by some of the greatest Filipino track and field stars, led by former Asia sprint queen Lydia de Vega.
THE Loughborough International continued its strong tradition for fast times with a series of excellent performances from the region's leading track and field stars.
The event, which opens the annual IAAF Diamond League season for track and field stars, will see a host of the world's top ranked male and female athletes from around the world come to Doha to compete.
CHRIS Coleman says he hasn't been told that Wales will be under any obligation to field stars including Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey in the China Cup next year.
NORTHUMBRIA University's track and field stars brought home three medals from the 2017 BUCS Outdoor Championships after kicking off their summer in style.
Leading the quest for gold are track and field stars Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Greg Rutherford, with swimmer Adam Peaty, sailor Giles Scott, boxer Nicola Adams and cyclists Laura Trott and Chris Froome.
Birmingham is the home of British athletics and tickets are selling fast for this showpiece occasion, which will once again see the best of Britain's track and field stars in the city.
THREE of Teesside's top young track and field stars battled against some of the best athletes in Britain during the UK School Games at Manchester's Sport City Stadium last weekend.
The reigning 10,000m European champion fears track and field stars are misusing the drug, prescribed to cure underactive thyroid glands.
STA ST CEREMONYSharp, ATHLETICS boss Stephen Maguire is determined the tsunami of tourism into Glasgow tsunami of tourism into Glasgow this summer will not include his this summer will not include his track and field stars. track and field stars.