zodiacal constellation


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zodiacal constellation

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(Astrology) any of the 12 constellations after which the signs of the zodiac are named: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, or Pisces
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The ecliptic circle is divided into twelve equal 30[degrees] portions, and each portion designated as a zodiacal constellation.
Scorpius is the eighth zodiacal constellation and the ecliptic passes through its extreme north-western corner.
22 In which zodiacal constellation are the bright stars Denebola and Regulus?
The first statement is concerned with a partially visible zodiacal constellation--an occurrence which possibly stands for incompleteness, if MAS-su ("its half") indeed refers to lumasu, the zodiacal constellation.
Cancer, the mythical crab that attacked Hercules in his fight with Hydra the water snake, is an inconspicuous zodiacal constellation.
As an ancient zodiacal constellation it was also referred to as the Cock, or Hen, recalling the Hen and Chickens of the Pleiades.
The zodiacal constellations all lie on or are close to the ecliptic - the celestial term for the belt of the sky that corresponds to the equator with the rest of the constellations that make up the remainder of the Northern and Southern hemispheres.
As the Sun moves through the twelve zodiacal constellations, so it influences different areas of our lives.
AQUARIUS Jan 21st - Feb 19th As the Sun moves through the 12 zodiacal constellations, so it influences different areas of our lives.
The frieze features twelve panels showing myths of the creation of the twelve zodiacal constellations (figs.
The Sky Explorer SkyTour card uses the SkyScout to guide users through a more detailed tour of the night sky with a focus on the Zodiacal constellations.
The charts show the Milky Way and the zodiacal constellations in silhouette form.