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(Astronomy) either of the two points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
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|Noun||1.||equinoctial point - (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic|
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
celestial point - a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)
vernal equinox - (astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the constellation of Pisces
autumnal equinox - (astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the constellation of Virgo
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