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galactic equator

Ian Ridpath

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

Second edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199609055
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739439
galactic equator

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A great circle on the celestial sphere marking the plane of our Galaxy, running along the Milky Way. It is

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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