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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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~.