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Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine





1 article for "Limb"

Limb [Astro*Index]

The apparent edge of the Sun, Moon, or any planet or body having a disk. The leading limb of an object is termed the preceding limb, and the trailing limb is termed the following limb.

See also:
♦ Astronomy ♦ Faculae ♦ Sun


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