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C/2001 Q4 (NEAT) (256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article

emerged from its remote home spending most of its time near the south celestial pole. This comet was discovered on August 24, 2001 by the Near-Earth Asteroid
Purple Forbidden enclosure (53 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Enclosures. Stars and constellations of this group lie near the north celestial pole and are visible all year from temperate latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere
Octans (734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the southern celestial pole. For example, the constellation Crux, the Southern Cross, currently points toward the South Celestial Pole, if one draws
HR 4102 (613 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
within 24.3 ly (7.46 pc) of the Sun. In the next 7500 years, the south Celestial pole will pass close to this star and Omega Carinae (5800 CE). Gray et al
Magellanic Clouds (2,269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is] opposite our north [celestial] pole, in order to know in what place and degree [of latitude] the south [celestial] pole was, we [measured our position
Upsilon Carinae (554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is roughly 12 million years old. In the next 7500 years, the south Celestial pole will pass close to this stars and Iota Carinae (8100 CE). van Leeuwen
Hydrus (3,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
8-magnitude Beta Hydri, also the closest reasonably bright star to the south celestial pole. Pulsating between magnitude 3.26 and 3.33, Gamma Hydri is a variable
Carina (constellation) (1,996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
4700 the south celestial pole will be in Carina. Three bright stars in Carina will come within 1 degree of the southern celestial pole and take turns
Gamma Chamaeleontis (527 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
effective temperature of 4,053 K. In the next 7500 years, the south Celestial pole will pass close to this stars (4200 CE).[citation needed] van Leeuwen
Alpha Apodis (712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alpha Centauri and Alpha Circini then extending it toward the south celestial pole. This is a giant star with a stellar classification of K2.5III, indicating
Parallactic angle (340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the object. It is usually denoted q. In the triangle zenith—object—celestial pole, the parallactic angle will be the position angle of the zenith at the
Planisphere (1,279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the celestial pole in question will be less than they deserve. For observers at moderate latitudes, who can see the sky near the celestial pole of their
GoTo (telescopes) (669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
user must align the mount by hand with either the north celestial pole or the south celestial pole. Assuming the user is accurate in the alignment, the mount
Epsilon Chamaeleontis (566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
southern constellations of Musca, Chamaeleon and Octans holding the south celestial pole.[citation needed] van Leeuwen, F. (2007), "Validation of the new Hipparcos
Junonalia (250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attributed to Claudian. In it, Juno is addressed as mistress of the celestial pole, and the spouse and sister of the king of heaven. Her function as a
York Minster astronomical clock (765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rotates once in a sidereal day on an axis passing through its south celestial pole and located some 13 cm above the centre of the horizon plate. For decoration
Eta Trianguli Australis (660 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bayer designation as they were closer than 25 degrees to the south celestial pole. The second Eta is now designated as HD 150550. This star is faintly
Crux (4,490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sky, which included a rather crude map of the stars around the south celestial pole including the Southern Cross and the two Magellanic Clouds seen in an
Omega Carinae (570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the line of sight from the Earth. In the next 7500 years, the south Celestial pole will pass close to this star (AD 5800) and then I Carinae. In Chinese
Navigational triangle (690 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
spherical triangle with the following points of reference: P is the Celestial Pole (North or South). For Astro Navigational use, it remains a fixed point
Constellation family (1,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
all lie north of the ecliptic. The group reaches from near the north celestial pole to declination −30°. The Hercules Family is a group of constellations
Cepheus (constellation) (1,354 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
has the distinction of being the closest open cluster to the north celestial pole, as well as one of the oldest-known open clusters. NGC 6946 is a spiral
Iota Herculis (836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The path of the north celestial pole among the stars due to the precession. Vega is the brightest star near the bottom, Iota Herculis is to the right near
Tau Herculis (549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The path of the north celestial pole among the stars due to the precession.
HNSKY (158 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
HNSKY HNSKY screenshot centred on the South Celestial Pole (SCP) Developer(s) Han Kleijn Stable release 4.1.7b (Microsoft Windows); 4.1.7b (Linux 64/32);
Hour angle (737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a celestial body is the arc of the Equinoctial or the angle at the celestial pole contained between the celestial meridian of the First point of Aries
Astronomical Almanac (873 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
astronomical constants, relations between time scales, coordinates of the celestial pole, reduction of terrestrial coordinates, interpolations methods, vectors
Equatorial mount (1,125 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it does not allow the telescope to point too near the north or south celestial pole. The Horseshoe mount overcomes the design disadvantage of English or
Equinox (celestial coordinates) (1,639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Earth's rotational North pole does not point quite at the J2000 celestial pole at the epoch J2000.0; the true pole of epoch nutates away from the mean
Georgia Guidestones (2,008 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
column of text: Astronomic Features 1. Channel through stone indicates celestial pole 2. Horizontal slot indicates annual travel of sun 3. Sunbeam through
National Geographic Society – Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (769 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recorded. The survey was originally meant to cover the sky from the north celestial pole to -24° declination. This figure specifies the position of the plate
Barn door tracker (742 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
camera to be pointed in any direction. The hinge is aligned with a celestial pole and the boards are then driven apart (or together) at a constant rate
Zeta Draconis (1,131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Zeta Draconis. The north ecliptic pole almost coincides with the south celestial pole of Venus; Zeta Draconis is also the north pole star of Jupiter. van
Apus (3,044 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1603 Uranometria, showing the constellations Apus, Chamaeleon, Musca (as "Apis", the Bee), and Triangulum Australe, as well as the South celestial pole.
Cross (2,796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1997) or the cardinal points, or the unity of a vertical axis mundi or celestial pole with the horizontal world (Koch, 1955). Speculation of this kind became
Archaeoastronomy (13,594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
around the celestial pole. This point is +90° if you are watching the North Celestial Pole or −90° if you are observing the Southern Celestial Pole. The concentric
Ursa Minor in Chinese astronomy (182 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tiānhuángdàdì Great emperor of heaven 大帝 Dàdì Great emperor 天极 Tiānjí Celestial pole 大恒 Dàhéng The big and permanent (star) 太恒 Tàihéng The great and permanent
Reticle (1,634 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reticle that indicates the position of Polaris relative to the north celestial pole. Telescopes that are used for very precise measurements would have a
Solstice (3,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
indefinitely into the heavens and intersecting the celestial sphere in a celestial pole. The Sun and the planets do not move in these parallel paths but along
Earth's rotation (4,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Starry circles arc around the south celestial pole, seen overhead at ESO's La Silla Observatory.
Thuban (1,448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pole by 10000 CE, Thuban will gradually move back toward the north celestial pole. In 20346 CE, it will again be the pole star, that year reaching a maximum
Precession (3,971 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in relation to the distant stars (middle), and the path of the north celestial pole among the stars due to the precession. Vega is the bright star near
Bradford Robotic Telescope (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mount is an equatorial mount, which means that RA axis points to the celestial pole, thus enabling the systems to track objects without field rotation.
Deneb (2,841 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
precession, Deneb will be an approximate pole star (7° off of the north celestial pole) at around 9800 AD. Deneb's adopted distance from the Earth is around
Petrus Plancius (943 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
astronomical observations to fill in the blank area around the south celestial pole on European maps of the southern sky. Keyser died in Java the following
Vainu Bappu Observatory (1,435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
suited for low latitudes and permits easy observation near the north celestial pole. The telescope has a F/3.25 paraboloid primary of 2.3 m diameter with
Triangulum Australe (3,205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bayer designation as they were closer than 25 degrees to the south celestial pole. The second Eta is now designated as HD 150550. It is a variable star
Moons of Uranus (3,845 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Uranus). The Sun would appear to follow a circular path around Uranus's celestial pole in the sky, at the closest about 7 degrees from it. Near the equator
Algiz (2,416 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to describe the constellation of Ursa major (as turning around the celestial pole). An earlier suggestion is that of Zacher (1855), to the effect that
Great Pyramid of Giza (6,461 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
semi-circular path of star 10 Draconis (i Draconis) around the North Celestial Pole during the half-day darkness of a mid-winter evening would easily provide
Beta Ursae Minoris (1,395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
continues, by the year 1100 BCE Kochab is within roughly 7° of the northern celestial pole, with old references over emphasizing this near pass by mentioning Beta
Vishnu (8,778 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
cosmology, for example, states that Vishnu's eye is at the Southern Celestial Pole from where he watches the cosmos. In another version found in section
Halley's Comet (8,613 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
77 9 November 9 – 14 November Passed within 10 degrees of the north celestial pole, more northerly than at any time during the past 2000 years. This is
Chinese folk religion (21,222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
five phases of creation, the five constellations rotating around the celestial pole, the five sacred mountains and the five directions of space (the four
Chinese astronomy (7,375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
unit. The inner group contains one meridian ring that moves around the celestial pole. These allow the astronomer to set a celestial object within their sights
Gyrocompass (4,471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
precess) along a line of longitude. Once the axis points toward the celestial pole, it will appear to be stationary and won't experience any more frictional
List of proper names of stars (1,631 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 23 See polar star for other names based on its position close to the celestial pole. /poʊˈlɛərɪs/ Octans σ Octantis Aa Polaris Australis see South Star
Francesco Ingoli (1,469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
if Earth moved An argument from Tycho Brahe on the positions of the celestial pole being changed if Earth moved An argument from Tycho Brahe on the day
Vega (8,939 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The path of the north celestial pole among the stars due to the precession. Vega is the bright star near the bottom
Chinese mythology (13,349 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
separating the sky from the world (China), which also displaced the Celestial Pole, so that the sky rotates off-center. In the west was Kunlun (although
Michelson–Morley experiment (9,499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exhibit daily variations consistent with the source rotating about the celestial pole. Instead, while Miller's observations showed daily variations, their
Hamlet's Mill (2,082 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
book reconstructs a myth of a heavenly mill which rotates around the celestial pole and grinds out the world's salt and soil, and is associated with the
Banknotes of the Yugoslav dinar (898 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the sun disk Presentation of Milanković’s work “The Path of the North Celestial Pole” 2011 5,000 dinara Purple and green Slobodan Jovanović Ornamental detail
Stars and planetary systems in fiction (36,397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
celestial pole, but it was never close enough to be taken as marking the pole, and the Greek navigator Pytheas in c. 320 BC described the celestial pole
Bifilar sundial (1,569 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
any flat-dial, whether bifilar, or ordinary straight-style, the north celestial pole has a certain altitude, measured from the plane of the dial. Effective
Nancy Houk (2,227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
project had assembled five volumes covering the sky from the south celestial pole to +5° declination, consisting of 162,900 stars in total. The plates
List of Chinese mythology (2,860 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
thus the rivers to flow in that direction, and also displacing the Celestial Pole. Diyu (Chinese: 地獄): hell, the subterranean land inhabited by souls
List of Dutch explorations (8,161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hollandia, to make observations to fill in the blank area around the south celestial pole on European maps of the southern sky. Plancius had instructed Keyser