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Meanings and phrases
- of or relating to the sky; heavenly
- relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven; heavenly
- of heaven or the spirit; ethereal; supernal
- phrases used to refer to Heaven; City of God; Heavenly City; Holy City
- natural objects visible in the sky; heavenly body
- Atmosphere (disambiguation) An atmosphere is a gas layer around a celestial body.
- Not only was the celestial body ingrained in their mythology, but it served a greater utilitarian purpose.
- The object is a celestial body whose luminosity is distinguishable on the sky about the constellation of Leo.
- the great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles; equinoctial circle; equinoctial line; equinoctial
- a globe that is a spherical model of the heavens
- a method of controlling the flight of a missile or spacecraft by reference to the positions of celestial bodies
- the collective body of angels
- the great circle on the celestial sphere whose plane passes through the sensible horizon and the center of the Earth; horizon
- (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere; declination; dec
- (astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky; usually expressed in hours and minutes and seconds; used with declination to specify positions on the celestial sphere; right ascension; RA
- the branch of astronomy concerned with the application of Newton's laws of motion to the motions of heavenly bodies
- Mikkola is a leading expert in celestial mechanics.
- He then studied astronomy and celestial mechanics, finishing his thesis in 1984.
- It was initially used for computations in celestial mechanics and general relativity.
- navigating according to the positions of the stars; astronavigation
- the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another; orbit
- a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)
- one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere; pole
- the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected; sphere; empyrean; firmament; heavens; vault of heaven; welkin
- the division of the celestial sphere into contiguous fields.
- Furthermore, according to Diogenes Laertius (II, 2), he built a celestial sphere.
- Camelopardalis is in the part of the celestial sphere facing away from the galactic plane.
- However, pseudo-Plutarch states that he still viewed celestial bodies as deities.
- They describe the celestial bodies and the astronomical instruments existing at the time.
- The Oort cloud consists of viable materials necessary for the creation of celestial bodies.
- Viewing and imaging celestial objects is a major focus.
- This alignment of three celestial objects is known as a syzygy.
- Collectively, amateur astronomers observe a variety of celestial objects and phenomena.