Share this entry

Share this page

celestial sphere

Saltos de línea: ce¦les|tial sphere

Definición de celestial sphere en inglés:

sustantivo

An imaginary sphere of which the observer is the centre and on which all celestial objects are considered to lie.
Example sentences
  • If one extrapolates the equator of the Earth out into the sky, the celestial equator is delineated as a circle cutting the celestial sphere into two.
  • Stars located far from the Sun on the celestial sphere were observed to experience a shift in their apparent position, though far more weakly than for stars positioned closer to the Sun.
  • Throughout this book, Guest weaves in connections to Berlioz, ballet, choreography, the origins of poetry itself and multi-faceted aspects of imagined celestial spheres.

Definición de celestial sphere en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día boscage
Pronunciación: ˈbɒskɪdʒ
noun
a mass of trees or shrubs