Colure

Colure, in astronomy, is either of the two principal meridians of the celestial sphere. ==Equinoctial colure== The equinoctial colure is the meridian of the celestial sphere which passes through the celestial poles and the two equinoxes: the first point of Aries and the first point of Libra. ==Solstitial colure== The solstitial colure is the merid...
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Colure

• (n.) One of two great circles intersecting at right angles in the poles of the equator. One of them passes through the equinoctial points, and hence is denominated the equinoctial colure; the other intersects the equator at the distance of 90
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Colure

Co·lure' noun ; plural Colures . [ French colure , Latin coluri , plural, from Greek ko`loyros dock-tailed, a'i ko`loyroi (sc. grammai` lines) the colures; from ko`los docked, stunted + o'yra` tail. So named because...
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colure

A great circle that passes through the celestial poles and meets the ecliptic at either the solstice points (the solstitial colure) or the equinox points (the equinoctial colure).
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colure

celestial circle that intersects another at the poles
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Colure

In atronomy, a colure is one of two great circles which divide the ecliptic into four equal parts. One passes through the solstitial and the other through the equinoctial points of the ecliptic.
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