Meaning of Ecliptic



English: Ecliptic
Bangla: গ্রহণসংক্রান্ত, ক্রাঁতিবৃত্ত, সৌর অয়নবৃত্ত
Hindi: क्रांतिवृत्त
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Definition: 1

Astronomy. the great circle formed by the intersection of the plane of the earth's orbit with the celestial sphere; the apparent annual path of the sun in the heavens. an analogous great circle on a terrestrial globe.

Definition: 2

Astrology. the great circle of the ecliptic, along which are located the 12 houses and signs of the zodiac.

Definition: 3

pertaining to an eclipse.

Definition: 4

pertaining to the ecliptic.

Definition: 5

(astronomy) the great circle on the celestial sphere representing the apparent annual path of the sun relative to the stars. It is inclined at 23.45° to the celestial equator. The poles of the ecliptic lie on the celestial sphere due north and south of the plane of the ecliptic (as modifier): the ecliptic plane