This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.

Star cataloguer

stɑː ˈkat(ə)lɒɡə


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. 
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