lower culmination


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lower culmination

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lower culmination

[′lō·ər ‚kəl·mə′nā·shən]
(astronomy)
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In southern Florida, at lower culmination, Kochab and Pherkad are a mere 9[degrees] and 7[degrees] above the horizon.
Due north the Little Dipper hangs straight down from Polaris; the "Guardians of the Pole," Beta and Gamma Ursae Minoris, are going through their lower culmination.