ascending node


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Noun1.ascending node - the point at which an orbit crosses the ecliptic plane going north
node - (astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane
descending node - the point at which an orbit crosses the ecliptic plane going south
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Longitude of [OMEGA] Angle drawn in the ecliptic plane ascending node between the vernal equinox direction and the line where the orbit intersects the ecliptic with the object moving south to north.
s] Eccentricity the trajectory [OMEGA] Longitude of the Define the orientation of the ascending node orbital plane.
870683485(3) Timing epoch (MJD) 55667 Time of ascending node, 55425.
A list of transits from -2999 to 3000 was given by Meeus, (10) who introduced the alphabetical system for identifying each series, which uses upper case characters for transits occurring at the ascending node and the lower case for those at the descending node.
EoACA[pounds sterling]The lunar eclipse of June 26 will occur at the moonEoACAOs ascending node in western Sagittarius, about three degrees east of the Lagoon Nebula.
nc : number of all the WPC of the ascending node index cfs : content all the WPC of the ascending node index ([W.
The right ascension of the ascending node [OMEGA], the inclination of the orbital plane I, and the arguments of declination [u.

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