Longitude, Celestial

Science / Astrology / Longitude, Celestial: The distance in degrees (arc) from 0° Aries eastward to any given point that intersects the ecliptic. Celestial longitude is measured from 0° to 360°. For example, 10° Taurus is expressed astronomically as longitude 40°.

Other Words for Celestial

Celestial Adjective Synonyms: heavenly, divine, spiritual, godly, paradisiac(al) or paradisaic, sublime, empyrean, Elysian, ethereal, immortal, supernatural
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Longitude, Geographical Or Terrestrial

Science / Astrology / Longitude, Geographical Or Terrestrial: The distance in arc a given point on Earth lies east or west of the prime meridian, which passes through Greenwich, England (0° longitude). Geographical longitude is measured from 0° to 180°. See a MORE

Longitude, Zodiacal

Science / Astrology / Longitude, Zodiacal: The position of a given point along the ecliptic expressed in terms of the zodiac. MORE

Longitude, Celestial

Science / Astrology / Longitude, Celestial: The distance in degrees (arc) from 0° Aries eastward to any given point that intersects the ecliptic. Celestial longitude is measured from 0° to 360°. For example, 10° Taurus is expressed astronom MORE

Latitude, Celestial

Science / Astrology / Latitude, Celestial: Angular distance measured north or south of the plane of the ecliptic. MORE

Celestial Equator

Science / Astrology / Celestial Equator: The extension of Earth's equator into space, perpendicular to Earth's axis. MORE

Celestial Sphere

Science / Astrology / Celestial Sphere: The conceptualization of the infinite heavens as a sphere revolving around Earth, based upon the part of the skies visible from a point on Earth. MORE

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