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How do you pronounce celestial?

Referring to the stars or space, the word celestial is pronounced in the US as (seh-LESS-chuhl), formed by the vowel combination -ia (as in special or initial). The UK pronunc (MORE)

Why was china known as the Celestial Empire?

  One ancient name of China is Celestial Empire. China is not an empire anymore, but the name still exists in articles, stories, movies, and TV shows.   The name is a d (MORE)

Why was the Chinese Empire called the Celestial Empire?

  In ancient times, the Chinese believe that the sky presides over all living things' destiny. Some natural disasters are considered as sacred messages from the sky. And e (MORE)

What are celestial bodies?

The term "celestial bodies" refers to all of the objects in space that are identified by name or location: comets, asteroids, moons, rings, planets, stars, nebulas, galaxies, (MORE)

At what two celestial locations do the celestial equator and eliptic coincide?

  The two points where the where the celestial equator cross the ecliptic are called the vernal (or spring) and autumnal equinox. This is in relationship to the northern h (MORE)

What two celestial locations do the celestial equator and eclipic coincide?

The ecliptic is the path of the Sun through the sky as viewed from the centre of Earth (nb this is a minor simplification), which is coplanar (exists on the same geometric pla (MORE)

What is celestial hemisphere?

It half of the celestial sphere, which is an imaginary sphere with the Earth at the centre, on which all objects in the sky can have their positions described by a type of lat (MORE)

What are the celestial poles?

The north and south celestial poles are the two imaginary points in the sky where the Earth's axis of rotation, indefinitely extended, intersects the imaginary rotating sphere (MORE)