Celestial Terms

6.13 - Understand, in relation to astronomical observations, the terms:
a) cardinal points
b) culmination
c) meridian
d) zenith
e) circumpolarity

You will find out about the following terms:

 

 

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Questions

Explain the terms Right Ascension and Declination.

Summary

Right Ascension

How far an object is along the celestial equator from the first point of Aries.

Declination

How far north and south an object is from the Celestial Equator