anticenter

anticenter

[¦an·tē′sent·ər]
(astronomy)
The direction in the sky opposite to that of the center of the Galaxy, located in the constellation Auriga.
(geology)
The point on the surface of the earth that is diametrically opposite the epicenter of an earthquake. Also known as antiepicenter.
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From Sagittarius, the hazy band of white light appears to pass westward to the Galactic anticenter in Auriga.