uranography


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uranography

[‚yu̇r·ə′näg·rə·fē]
(astronomy)
The science of mapping stars, groups of stars, and star clusters.
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A significant turning point in uranography came in 1515, when Albrecht Durer issued the first printed star map.
Such is the standing of Bayer's great work, which marked uranography's transition from a profession dominated by pictorial arts to one driven by scientific veracity.