• Definition for "descending node"
    • the period in a planet's orbit where it…
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descending node definition

  • adjective:
    • the period in a planet's orbit where it intersects the ecliptic in moving southward.
  • noun:
    • the node where the human body is moving southwardly, noted thus ☋, called Dragon's end.
    • the point at which an orbit crosses the ecliptic plane going south
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