the science of mapping celestial objects within galaxies
‘Galactography,’ said the mayor, ‘is our greatest enemy. Our admirals make no secret of our almost hopeless, strategic position.’
‘Place’ was some estate, or household, or factor’s compound, never a particular planet or sun (his notions of astronomy were mostly wrong and he was innocent of galactography).
Gordon remembered his galactography well enough to realize that every realm represented here lay near the Marches of Outer Space.
We'll decide where to go to first and there we may find the proper people to consult concerning ancient history, galactography, mythology, anthropology, or anything else you can think of.
The knowledge pill was good on galactography.
Alicia couldn’t conceive of any rational reason to choose to live here, and not even Imperial Galactography knew why anyone had.
Isaac Asimov, 'Second Foundation'
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