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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declination

In astronomy, declination (abbreviated dec; symbol δ) is one of the two angles that locate a point on the celestial sphere in the equatorial coordinate system, the  ...

astro.unl.edu/naap/motion1/cec_units.html

The Celestial Equatorial Coordinate System is based on the concept of the celestial sphere. The celestial ... Declination is measured from the celestial equator.

astrosun2.astro.cornell.edu/academics/courses/astro201/cel_sphere.htm

The celestial equator lies along the celestial sphere in the same plane that ... sphere by giving it two coordinates, called the Right Ascension and the Declination.

stars.astro.illinois.edu/celsph.html

The intersection of the celestial meridian and the celestial equator (upper case ... If far enough north (declination 90° - latitude), the star misses the horizon and is ...

www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-resources/what-are-celestial-coordinates

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 ...

astro.wsu.edu/worthey/astro/html/lec-celestial-sph.html

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 ...

www.astronomyforbeginners.com/astronomy/celestialsphere.php

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°.

skytour.homestead.com/files/celest.html

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 ...

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B Question 2: What is the declination of an object that lies equidistant between the celestial equator and the south celestial pole? a. +45° b. -45° c. +60° d. -30° A ...

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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).