[ koun-ter-urth ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌɜrθ /
(in Pythagorean astronomy) a planet, out of sight from our part of the earth, whose shadow upon the sun and moon, cast by a central fire that is also out of sight, causes the eclipses.
Also called antichthon.
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