Science / Weather / Zenith: The point which is elevated 90 degrees from all points on a given observer's astronomical horizon. The point on any given observer's celestial sphere that lies directly above him. The opposite of nadir.
Zenith Adjective Synonyms: meridian, summit, acme, apex, vertex, apogee, high point, top, peak, pinnacle
Science / Astrology / Nadir: The point in the celestial sphere directly opposite the zenith; the point directly beneath an observer on Earth; the low point. MORE
Science / Astrology / Prime Vertical: The great circle that rises vertically from the east point of the horizon and passes through Earth's zenith and nadir. MORE