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Declination

The celestial latitude of an object in the sky, measured in degrees north or south of the celestial equator; analogous to latitude on Earth.

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Altocumulus cloud

Gray or white layer of patches of solid cloud with rounded shapes.

Horse latitudes

Either of two belts of latitudes located over the oceans at about 30° to 35° north and south, having high barometric pressure, calms, and light, changeable winds.

Moon’s place

Astronomical: The actual position of the Moon within the constellations on the celestial sphere. Astrological: The astrological position of the Moon within the zodiac according to calculations made more than 2,000 years ago. Because of precession of the equinoxes and other factors, this is not the Moon’s actual position in the sky.

Horse latitudes

Either of two belts of latitudes located over the oceans at about 30° to 35° north and south, having high barometric pressure, calms, and light, changeable winds.

Moonrise/Moonset

The Moon’s rising above or descending below the horizon.

Climate

The long-term atmospheric conditions of an area; the "average" weather conditions, along with normal variations and extremes.

Altocumulus cloud

Gray or white layer of patches of solid cloud with rounded shapes.

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