evection definition

  • noun:
    • Solar perturbation of lunar orbit.
    • Modification regarding the lunar orbit because of the gravitational effects of sunlight.
    • The work of carrying out or away; a lifting up; exaltation.
    • In astronomy: the next lunar inequality, explained by Ptolemy.
    • The moon's libration.
    • Solar perturbation associated with the lunar orbit.
    • Modification of lunar orbit as a result of the gravitational aftereffects of the sun's rays.
    • The work of undertaking or away; a lifting up; exaltation.
    • In astronomy: The second lunar inequality, described by Ptolemy.
    • The moon's libration.
  • others:
    • The work of holding up or away; exaltation.
    • An inequality associated with moon's movement with its orbit, as a result of the destination associated with sunlight, by which the equation regarding the center is reduced on syzygies, and enhanced during the quadratures by about 1° 20'.
    • The libration of moon.
    • The work of carrying up or away; exaltation.
    • An inequality of the moon's motion with its orbit, as a result of the attraction regarding the sunlight, where the equation of this center is diminished in the syzygies, and enhanced during the quadratures by about 1° 20'.
    • The libration for the moon.

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