Celestial Meridian


celestial meridian Great circle on the celestial sphere that passes through the north and south celestial poles, together with the zenith and the nadir. The term is usually used to refer to that part of the circle which is above the observer's horizon, intersecting it due north and due south.

The Greatest Show on Turf: Gold Cup Day (start spreading the news)

…will surely be enjoying my own culmination: following the Star into my own celestial meridian. Conveniently down the road from my house P.S. If Kauto Star doesn’t win, please let …
Dune Sunset

… of 10° along the vertical line in the center. That line represents the celestial meridian, which the sun crosses at noon. Azimuth is the angular distance …
Night Sky Blogs : Astronomy with my Family

…jacket. The gibbous Moon was shining brightly, about two hours past celestial meridian. The stars were very evident and little clouds were just…
“AS SLOW AS POSSIBLE” since Sept. 5, 2000

… (a horse is not a possession), in search of meaning beneath the celestial meridian and the hidden art therein. John Cage said that he overcame the…
How do you determine altitude of the sun at noon on certain dates, if you are only given the latitude?...

It works like this, kitten:

Suppose the equator of the Earth were projected onto the sky. It would appear to be a giant arc across the sky. Astronomers call th

Help with Motions of the Sun?...

There are 180 degrees along the meridian line from N to S. If you are at 40.901 degrees North, then the earth’s North celestial pole is 40.901 degrees high, th

The places where the Sun is farthest above or below the celestial equator are called the...?...

The Winter Solstice and the Summer SolsticeSolstices

Astronomy Question, this is a tough one?...

If you have time to read Burnham’s Celestial Handbook you could figure it out. I took Astrophysics in college and I can see the charts in my mind but just don’t

Which star is next to cross your meridian?...

http://www.stellarium.org/

This is a great FREE star chart program. Tell it where you are and it will tell you what you see. You can change your location, dat

Determining Meridian Angle...?...

For most purposes, Polaris is so close to the celestial pole that it makes a poor base for determining GHA of other objects.
Polaris is good as latitude referen

Land of Oneness: TheINNstitute at Sedona 1 of 2



Sedona Vortex Identification by Jaap VanEtten: Three Layers of Energetic Influence: Natural Energies of the Land, Consciousness brought by human contact, Connection to Celestial Energies/Ancestors. Me

iMariner HD : Sextant Navigation for iPad (Sight)



Complete toolbox for celestial navigation : sight, fix, meridian, starfinder, solar compass. – display almanac informations : Sun, Moon, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and 92 brightest stars. These alma

Coordinate Systems: The Horizon System



The Horizon System is used to locate things on the great sphere around us that includes the sky as well as the unseen stars below the horizon. Zenith (the point straight overhead) and the ideal horizo

Misfits in Houston 11/29/08 The Meridian Part 1



Misfits in Houston, TX 11/29/08 The Meridian Part 1

Jaguar XJ Ultimate, al Salone di Pechino 2012 la lussuosa ammiraglia inglese

massaggio e persino l'innalzarsi di un un tavolino in alluminio che funge da ripiano mentre ci si gode l'atmosfera fornita dai 20 speaker surround Meridian ed i due iPad di terza generazione, completi addirittura di tastiere wireless alloggiate in

Photographic Prints of Sphere showing Meridian Ring 270 degrees from National Maritime Museum

10×8 Print, Sphere showing Meridian Ring 270 degrees. Celestial table globe. Astronomical details on the sphere include a labelled magnitude table in

Photo Mugs of Sphere showing Meridian Ring 270 degrees from National Maritime Museum

Photo Mug, Sphere showing Meridian Ring 270 degrees. Celestial table globe. Astronomical details on the sphere include a labelled magnitude table in f

Framed Prints of Sphere showing Meridian Ring 270 degrees from National Maritime Museum

14×11 Framed Print, Black Satin Frame Off-White Digital Mat. , Sphere showing Meridian Ring 270 degrees. Celestial table globe. Astronomical details o