spherical astronomy

  1. the branch of astronomy dealing with the determination of the positions of celestial bodies on the celestial sphere.

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  • spherical astronomy had its origin with the Alexandrian school, many famous geometers, and in particular Euclid, pointing the way.

    Astronomy | David Todd