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What is a retrograde motion?

Rotation that is opposite to the common rotation of most objects in  the solar system.   Most of the planets rotate counter-clockwise, while Venus and  Uranus rotate in (MORE)

Is Neptune retrograde?

No. All the planets in our solar system are prograde. At times it can appear retrograde when viewed from earth as an affect of our relative speed during certain times of our o (MORE)

What is a retrograde orbit?

Retrograde orbit is when an an object, like a satellite, goes around another object, like a planet, in the direction opposite the second object's rotation. For example, Neptu (MORE)
In Health

What is retrograde sperm?

Sperm ususally swim toward the females egg, but these are mostly male sperm that are lost and are going in the wrong direction, and refuse to stop and ask for directions.
In Biology

What are retrograde neurotransmitters?

Retrograde neurotransmitters are released from dendrites and alter the activity of neighbouring cells. This process is the opposite of typical neurotransmitters, which are rel (MORE)

What is retrograde rotation?

Retrograde motion is where a body is moving in the direction opposite to the movement of something else. Not to be confused with apparent retrograde motion. [See related link] (MORE)

What is retrograde spin?

In astronomy retrograde is essentially a fancy astronomical  way of saying backward/ opposite rotational spin. A body is said to  have retrograde motion when it rotates in a (MORE)

When does Jupiter retrograde?

A retrograde motion of an OUTER planet happens when Earths orbit  catches up with and overtakes the planet as Earth orbits the Sun.  For Jupiter it is observed to be in retr (MORE)