ascending node


noun Astronomy.

the node through which an orbiting body passes as it moves to the north (opposed to descending node).

Nearby words

  1. ascending,
  2. ascending artery,
  3. ascending colon,
  4. ascending degeneration,
  5. ascending lumbar vein,
  6. ascending pharyngeal artery,
  7. ascending rhythm,
  8. ascenez,
  9. ascension,
  10. ascension day

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