celestial latitude


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Synonyms for celestial latitude

(astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator

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Oldwanton is more probably alluding to the difference in degree of celestial latitude between Venus and Jupiter.
Therefore, each month the moon returns to the same general area of the sky, although at a higher or lower celestial latitude.
Next the program gives the Moon's celestial latitude, which varies between about +5 |degrees~ and -5 |degrees~.