Re: [thefixedstars] Aligned with rather than conjunct
- --- Astro Logos <office@...> wrote:
> Hi Mark..
> > "Conjunct by declination and right ascension"
> > also be used to describe such events, I would
> > Mark A. Holmes
> or celestrial latitude and ecliptical longitude or,
> if we are standing on
> the earth... azimuth and altitude, or depression.
> Or once we leave the
> ecliptic and use the points where the earth touches
> the sky then we have the
> term paran to join a star and a planet - or any two
> bodies in the heavens.
> But none of these terms create the problem that the
> term "conjunction" does
> hence the discussion about using the word
> "alignment" for this unique
> joining of star and planet when they are both
> projected - via the poles -
> onto the same degree (s) of the ecliptic.
Mark A. Holmes
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