right sphere

noun

1
: a sphere so placed that a meridian is parallel to the horizon or plane or projection
2
: the celestial sphere as seen from all stations on the equator where all bodies rise and set at right angles to the horizon

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“Right sphere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20sphere. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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