Science / Astrology / Lunar: From the Latin, luna, the Moon; descriptive of or relating to the Moon.

Lunar Time

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunar Time: Time based upon the rotation of the Earth relative to the Moon. See lunar day. MORE

Lunar Interval

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunar Interval: The difference in time between the transit of the Moon over the meridian of Greenwich and a local meridian. The average value of this interval, expressed in hours, is 0.069 L, where L is the local lon MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Sublunary: The area of the cosmos inside the orbit of the moon, including the earth. In medieval and Renaissance theology, this area was thought to be imperfect and subject to decay, death and mutability, while MORE

Lunar Eclipse

Science / Astrology / Lunar Eclipse: The point at which the Sun, Earth and Moon are aligned with the Earth blocking out the Sun's light from the Moon, making the Moon seem invisible. Occurs during a Full Moon. MORE

Lunar Day

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunar Day: The time of the rotation of the Earth with respect to the Moon, or the interval between two successive upper transits of the Moon over the meridian of a place. The mean lunar day is approximately 24.8 MORE

Lunar Mansions

Science / Astrology / Lunar Mansions: From Hindu astrology, a twenty-eight-fold division of a horoscope (twenty-eight mansions or houses) based upon the Moon's average daily motion. Critical degrees are derived from a similar division of MORE