- the measurement of the positions, magnitudes, distances, etc. of celestial objects
- a map or chart prepared from this data
Origin of uranometryModern Latin uranometria ; from Classical Greek ouranos, heaven, Uranus + Modern Latin -metria, -metry
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
urano- +"Ž -metry