ecliptic limitsSee eclipse.
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ecliptic limits[i¦klip·tik ′lim·əts]
The distance of the sun from a node of the moon's orbit such that a solar eclipse cannot occur, or the greatest distance of the moon from a node such that an eclipse of the moon cannot occur.
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