Lunar Nodes

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunar Nodes: The points where the plane of the Moon's orbit intersects the ecliptic. The point where the Moon crosses in going from south to north is called the ascending node and the point where the crossing is from north to south is called the descending node. References are usually made to the ascending node which, for brevity, may be called the node.

Lunar Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunar Tide: That part of the tide on the Earth due solely to the Moon as distinguished from that part due to the Sun. MORE

Lunar Return Chart

Science / Astrology / Lunar Return Chart: A chart cast for the time the Moon returns to the exact degree, minute, and second it occupied at the moment of an individual's birth. MORE

Lunar Time

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

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