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descending node

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. that point in a planet's orbit where it intersects the ecliptic in passing southward.
  • n. the node at which the body is moving southwardly, marked thus ☋, called Dragon's tail.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the point at which an orbit crosses the ecliptic plane going south

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