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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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.
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