the branch of astronomy dealing with the determination of the positions of celestial bodies on the celestial sphere.
- Compare astrometry.
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How to use spherical astronomy in a sentence
spherical astronomy had its origin with the Alexandrian school, many famous geometers, and in particular Euclid, pointing the way.Astronomy | David Todd