This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.
a person specialising in the mapping, cataloging and categorising of stars.
Derivatives and alternative phrases
- Star cataloger | stɑː ˈkat(ə)lɒɡə | noun
- Astrocataloguer | ˈastrəʊˈkat(ə)lɒɡə | noun, (also Astrocataloger) noun
Origin and etymology
- Astro-English: from Astronese, the phrase star cataloguer can be considered a term denoting the historical office of star cataloguing and categorisation found in many ancient civilisations, particularly the Chinese.