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2 articles for "Homodromi"

Homodromi [Astro*Index]

(Greek)

Fellow travelers or running companions. Obsolete term. Applied to the inferior planets Mercury and Venus, as their maximum distances from the Sun are only 28° and 46°, respectively.

See also:
♦ Inferior Planet
Homodromi [DeVore]

(fellow-runners)

Applied to the internal, or variously called minor or inferior, planets Mercury and Venus, which have a maximum elongation from the Sun of approximately 28° and 46° respectively.

See also:
♦ Inferior Planet

 

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