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equinoctial point

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noun
  1. either of the two points at which the celestial equator and the ecliptic intersect each other; the position of the sun's center at the equinoxes.
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Origin of equinoctial point

First recorded in 1720–30
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equinoctial point

noun
  1. either of the two points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
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