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The Toronto team used this precession to act as the hands of a clock, called a Larmor clock.
This is due to what is known as "precession;" a slow movement of the axis upon which the earth rotates.
Does the precession of the equinoxes have any effect upon the seasons or upon the climate of different parts of the earth?
A TEXT-BOOK OF ASTRONOMYGEORGE C. COMSTOCK
Will the precession ever bring back the right ascensions and declinations to be again what they now are?
A TEXT-BOOK OF ASTRONOMYGEORGE C. COMSTOCK
This slow movement forward of the goal-post is called precession—the precession of the equinoxes.
Instruct the computer to discontinue precession operations that have been initiated.
It is affected by the motions of Precession and Nutation, of which the former has been known since the time of Hipparchus.
These two motions are defined with greater detail in the articles Precession of the Equinoxes and Nutation.
There is another equally important and instructive result of this precession of the equinox.
ASTRONOMICAL MYTHSJOHN F. BLAKE
In support of this estimate Mr. Hopkins puts forward another argument, based upon the precession of the equinoxes.

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