ecliptic limits

ecliptic limits

See eclipse.
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ecliptic limits

[i¦klip·tik ′lim·əts]
(astronomy)
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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