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
Oct 1, 2014 ... For this reason points on the celestial equator are said to have a declination of 0°
and the celestial pole is said to have a declination of 90°.
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 ...
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)
The celestial equivalent of latitude is called declination and is measured in
degrees ... (positive numbers) or South (negative numbers) of the Celestial
Remember: your latitude = the altitude of the north celestial pole. ... Altitude of
Celestial Equator (Az.= 0 or 180), Declination of North horizon, Declination of ...
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 ...
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).
The perpendicular angle of a star north or south of the celestial equator is given
by its declination, indicated by lower case Greek letter Delta. When the star ...