ecliptic latitude


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ecliptic latitude

ecliptic latitude

n
(Astronomy) astronomy another name for celestial latitude
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Considering the definition of displaced orbits in [2], the orbital radius r, the ecliptic latitude [THETA], and the ecliptic longitude angle velocity [[omega].sub.[psi]] should be constant and can be chosen to be some particular fixed value.
You still sometimes encounter "ecliptic latitude and longitude" for the Moon, Sun, and planets.
Also that night, the Moon reaches its greatest ecliptic latitude, 5[degrees] north of the Sun, further adding to its elongation angle.
The stars' magnitudes were listed and categorized and their positions were given, not only according to the stars' ecliptic latitude and longitude, but also to their location within the constellation figure.