oa MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - The moon rides high
|Article Title||The moon rides high|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1945|
|Pages||85 - 86|
|Keyword(s)||Celestial tropics of Cancer, Occultations, Pleiades, Solstitial colures, South of Zenith and Tropics of Capricorn|
The inclination of the Moon's path to the ecliptic combined with the retrogression of the nodes of this path results in the Moon's path being inclined to the equator at an angle which varies between 23ï¿½ 27' +- 5ï¿½ 9' in a period of just over 18 years.
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