And the investments required to make the system functional are astronomical.
The year-round central AC bills are astronomical, not to mention the impact on the environment.
Soldera continued to keep tongues wagging when he announced an astronomical price hike for his 2006 Vintage, from $300 to $600.
No amount of money could meet his demands, making the damages for his suit “priceless”—hence the astronomical sum.
Close to 19 million people tuned in last season, an astronomical number for cable TV.
The history of the 18th-century Borghesi astronomical clock is described here from contemporary source material.
And yet such is the true character of the astronomical Sermons of Chalmers.
It was the second astronomical book to be printed, the first edition appearing at Ferrara in 1472.
In that case we are driven back upon the astronomical method.
The last invention bore fruit in astronomical discoveries, and in 1610 he discovered four of the moons of Jupiter.
1550s, from astronomy + -ical. Popular meaning "immense, concerning very large figures" (as sizes and distances in astronomy) is attested from 1899. Astronomical unit (abbreviation A.U.) "mean distance from Earth to Sun," used as a unit of measure of distance in space, is from 1909. Related: Astronomically.
Inconceivably large: an astronomical price for that car