parallel of declination


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parallel of declination

[′par·ə‚lel əv ‚dek·lə′nā·shən]
(astronomy)
A small circle of the celestial sphere parallel to the celestial equator. Also known as celestial parallel; circle of equal declination.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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