The Celestial Sphere Coordinate System

This section describes the celestial sphere coordinate system.

The fixed coordinate system on the celestial sphere is defined as:

The following picture provides a good illustration of the fixed coordinate system on the celestial sphere, http://www.astro.columbia.edu:

The Fixed Coordinate System on the Celestial Sphere

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Quick Introduction to Astrology

Basics of Astrology and Astronomy

 What Is Astronomy

 The Solar System

 The Celestial Sphere

The Celestial Sphere Coordinate System

 The Celestial Meridian and Zenith

 The Ecliptic

 The Precession - Rotation of Earth's Axis

 Stars

 Constellations

 Introduction to Western Zodiac Signs

 Horoscope and Horoscopic Astrology

 Horoscope and Planets

 Chinese Astrology and Horoscope

 Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs

 References

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