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selenodesy

[sel-uh-nod-uh-see] /ˌsɛl əˈnɒd ə si/
noun
1.
the branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the moon's surface and its gravitational field.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; seleno- + (geo)desy
Related forms
selenodesist, noun
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