oc·cul·ta·tion noun \ˌä-(ˌ)kəl-ˈtā-shən\
: the state of being hidden from view or lost to notice
: the interruption of the light from a celestial body or of the signals from a spacecraft by the intervention of a celestial body; especially : an eclipse of a star or planet by the moon
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