equinoctial point

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equinoctial point

[‚ē·kwə′näk·shəl ′pȯint]
(astronomy)
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equinoctial point

One of two intersections of the ecliptic and celestial equators, occupied by the sun when its declination is 0°. Also called an equinox
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