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.’
…And Now You Don’t in Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 113/2
‘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).
in Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 18/2
Gordon remembered his galactography well enough to realize that every realm represented here lay near the Marches of Outer Space.
Shores of Infinity in Thrilling Science Fiction Aug. 21/1
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.
Foundation's Edge 181
The knowledge pill was good on galactography.
Muddle Earth 214
Alicia couldn’t conceive of any rational reason to choose to live here, and not even Imperial Galactography knew why anyone had.
In Fury Born lii. 667
Isaac Asimov, 'Second Foundation'
Research HistoryEnoch Forrester submitted a cite from a reprint of Robert Heinlein's "Starship Troopers"; Mike Christie verified the cite in the 1959 first magazine appearance.
Enoch Forrester submitted a cite from a reprint of Isaac Asimov's "Foundation's Edge"; Mike Christie verified the cite in the 1982 first edition.
Mike Christie submitted a 1957 cite from Robert Heinlein's "Citizen of the Galaxy".
Enoch Forrester submitted a cite from a reprint of Isaac Asimov's "Second Foundation"; Mike Christie verified it in the 1950 first magazine appearance.
Ben Ostrowsky submitted a 2006 cite from David Weber.
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