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celestial longitude


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(λ) A coordinate that gives the angular position of a celestial body around the plane of the ecliptic as seen from the Earth; also known as ecliptic longitude. It is measured in degrees anticlockwise from 0° to 360° along the ecliptic, starting at the vernal equinox.

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