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  • The chief conclusions of astronomers concerning the .spherical figure and dimensions of the earth, its relation to the heavenly bodies, and the great circles of the globe - the equator, the ecliptic and the tropics - were considered as well established.
  • The Solar Astronomical Year Is The Period Of Time In Which The Earth Performs A Revolution In Its Orbit About The Sun, Or Passes From Any Point Of The Ecliptic To The Same Point Again; And Consists Of 365 Days 5 Hours 48 Min.
  • ECLIPTIC, in astronomy.
  • The plane of the ecliptic is that plane in or near which the centre of gravity of the earth and moon.
  • The ecliptic itself is the great circle in which this plane meets the celestial sphere.
 

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