Definition of Celestial body

1. Noun. Natural objects visible in the sky.

Definition of Celestial body

1. Noun. (astronomy astrology) A natural object which is located outside of Earth's atmosphere, such as the Moon, the Sun, an asteroid, planet, or star. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Celestial Body

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celery seed
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celestial equator
celestial equators
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Literary usage of Celestial body

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Sun by Amédée Guillemin (1875)
"What ÌB the Parallax of a celestial Body ?—How to measure an inaccessible Distance ; horizontal Parallax—Measure of the Sun's Parallax ; the Method used by ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Since the celestial body of Christ is in all points the same as it was on earth save its impassibility and immortality, it must quantitatively fill ..."

3. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"... from mere curiosity; learned men put queries for the sake of information. we speak of the velocity of a ball shot from a cannon, or of a celestial body ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Thus, when an; celestial body is at M (fig. 16), the angle EMP (or MPm), between the geocentric direction I'M, and the apparent direction EM, is called the ..."

5. A Treatise on Spherical Astronomy by Robert Stawell Ball (1908)
"Effects of Aberration on the coordinates of a celestial body. 251 § 83. Different kinds of Aberration 253 § 84. Aberration in Right Ascension and ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"The method here described is employed for fixing the position of a place on the earth's surface, and for fixing the position of a celestial body. 25. ..."

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