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There is no distinction between the equator and the ecliptic.

The centre of the circle in the constellation of Draco is the pole of the ecliptic.

We shall, for simplicity, refer only to a star at the pole of the ecliptic.

This region lies in the constellation Draco, at the pole of the ecliptic.

That part of the ecliptic whence the sun descends southward.

The angle which the path of a comet or planet makes with the plane of the ecliptic.

Those points in the orbit of a planet or comet where it intersects the ecliptic.

The two points where the tropics meet the ecliptic, in longitude 90° and 270°.

It is divided into twelve signs, each measuring 30° along the ecliptic.

This path is known as the ecliptic, because eclipses only happen when the moon is in it.

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