celestial sphere

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Synonyms for celestial sphere

the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

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The tomb is situated about 1 kilometer south of the Takamatsuzuka tomb mound, which carries plastered, painted walls and a similar astronomical map written with gold leaf.
Also included in our prize-winner's pack is a 24' x 16' astronomical map of the relevant constellation with the main shape clearly defined.
I shall choose from the best moments of the festival: the opening concert presenting the Atlas Eclipticalis (together with Winter Music) by John Cage--the Janacek Philharmonic with many additional musicians is divided up spatially into three orchestras, into the cool beauty of the sounds generated inc accordance with astronomical maps the Ondrus miners' brass band suddenly breaks in with its two "numbers".
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