The declination symbol δ, (lower case "delta", abbreviated dec) ... The origin for
declination is the celestial equator, which is the ...
The Celestial Equatorial Coordinate System is based on the concept of the
celestial sphere. The celestial ... Declination is measured from the celestial
Jul 20, 2006 ... Directly out from the Earth's equator, 0° latitude, is the celestial equator, 0°
declination. If you stand on the Earth's equator, the celestial equator ...
The ecliptic plane intersects the celestial equatorial plane along the line between
... Declination is expressed as an angle with respect to the celestial equator.
Aug 19, 2007 ... Like the latitude lines on Earth, declination (dec) is measured in degrees away
from the celestial equator, positive degrees for objects north of ...
Declination is the equivalent of latitude measured in degrees from the celestial
equator (0 to 90). Any point of the celestial (i.e. the position of a star or planet)
Declination equals the angle of a star away from the Celestial Equator with the
vertex (the common endpoint of the angle) being the center of the earth).
A star that can be directly overhead as seen from the Earth's Equator (0° latitude)
is said to be on the Celestial Equator, and has a declination of 0°. The North ...
The stars remain fixed on the celestial sphere with respect to themselves. ... (Az.=
180), Altitude of Celestial Equator (Az.= 0 or 180), Declination of North horizon ...
The (red) diurnal circles are parallel to the celestial equator; we can locate their
position by their angle from the celestial equator. The result is called declination ...