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in astronomy, the maximum height in the sky reached by a celestial body on a given day. At the culminate the body is crossing the observer's celestial meridiancelestial meridian,
vertical circle passing through the north celestial pole and an observer's zenith. It is an axis in the altazimuth coordinate system.
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 and is said to be in upper transittransit,
in astronomy, passage of a body across a meridian or passage of a small body across the visible disk of a larger one. (The passage of a large body across a smaller one is called an eclipse or occultation.
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Plugged In - The Guitar Master 2012, taking place at Twister Club Bahrain, Ramada Palace Hotel, Gudaibiya, will culminate in a grand finale on Friday at 11.
The 10-day horseback journey will culminate in Abu Dhabi on April 14.
The lack of synchronization of logistics with operations hampered both forces, and forced them to culminate.
ISLAMABAD, 14 May, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Provincial Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Ahmed has reiterated that the ongoing Military operation in Malakand Division will be culminate with its logical end, as the Government initiate this operation as the last option.
National events are taking place, but the celebrations began and will culminate in Lichfield.
Programs that culminate in a production view the process as a learning experience.
PALMDALE -- Youngsters age 9 to 12 begin a two-week theater camp that will culminate in a production of ``Jack and the Beanstalk.
The sweeping color artwork vibrantly paints the canyon home of the two unlikely friends, and their exciting adventures culminate in realizing a most wondrous wish--the chance to fly, with the help of a kindly California condor
Finally, on Wednesday night, both the first and second session campers joined donors, community leaders, and their adoptive families at a gala dessert reception to culminate their summer's experiences.
The Sportsmatch Cymru award will enable the Trust to deliver a ninemonth programme in schools to promote girls football and to develop the coaching abilities of teachers, which will culminate with a national festival week.
The events culminate with two carnival parades--one for children in Frederiksted and the other for adults in Christiansted.
The Motomarathon Association will culminate its first full season September 17-20 with the fourth and final event of 2010.