spherical astronomy


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. sphere,
  2. sphere of influence,
  3. spherical,
  4. spherical aberration,
  5. spherical angle,
  6. spherical coordinate,
  7. spherical coordinates,
  8. spherical excess,
  9. spherical geometry,
  10. spherical lens

Compare astrometry.

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