axtar-šidnegâri, šidnegâri-ye axtari
The photography of stars, other celestial bodies, and stellar fields.
aksbardâri, šidnegâri, nurnegâri
The process of recording and producing images by exposing light-sensitive detectors to light or other forms of radiation.
Aksbardâri, literally "taking photograph," from aks,
+ bardâri verbal noun of bardâštan "to take," composite verb from
bar- "on; up; upon; in; into; at; forth; with; near; before;
according to" (Mid.Pers. abar; O.Pers.
upariy "above; over, upon, according to;" Av. upairi "above, over,"
upairi.zəma- "located above the earth;" cf. Gk. hyper- "over, above;"
L. super-; O.H.G. ubir "over;" PIE base *uper "over") +
dâštan "to have, to possess" (Mid.Pers. dâštan;
O.Pers./Av. root dar- "to hold, keep back, maintain, keep in mind;" cf.
Skt. dhr-, dharma- "law;"
Gk. thronos "elevated seat, throne;"
L. firmus "firm, stable;" Lith. daryti
"to make;" PIE *dher- "to hold, support").