Heliacal


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Heliacal

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Heliacal means associated with the Sun (from the Greek helios, meaning “sun”). The heliacal rising of a star is its first appearance following a period of invisibility due to its conjunction with the Sun. Similarly, the heliacal setting of a star refers to its last appearance before entering into a conjunction with the Sun.