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Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine





2 articles for "Set / Setting"

Set, Setting [Munkasey M.]

An astronomical position where a Body is conjunctthe Horizon in the West.

See also:
♦ Cosmical ♦ Ortive Difference
Setting [Astro*Index]

Opposite of rising. Moment when the upper limb of a body, affected by refraction and parallax, disappears beneath the Western Horizon.

See also:
♦ Geocentric Parallax ♦ Rising ♦ Limb ♦ Refraction ♦ Rise/set/transit


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