Zenith

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  • the point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

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  • the point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

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Zenith Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


In astronomy, the zenith is a point "above" a particular location, in the sky. "Above" means in the opposite direction of gravity at that location. The zenith is the opposite of the nadir. The nadir is in the direction the direction that gravity pulls. The zenith is not a real point, it is used as a reference for the location of other things in the sky.

For scientists, the zenith is the direction of reference for measuring the zenith angle. The zenith angle is the angle between a place in the sky (usually a star) and the local zenith.



Zenith Sample Sentences in News


  • Zenith Announces First Tranche Closing of Private Placement of Units
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  • Zenith Ideas Return to Portugal for End-of-Year Networking Opportunities
    Managing Director of Zenith Ideas, Oliver Lane, travelled with 3 associates to Portugal to work alongside other direct marketing agencies. Their trip ended with a black tie event on Thursday which the MD believes has strengthened their ties to Portugal. (PRWeb December 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/zenithideas-returnfrom/networking Read more on this news related to 'Zenith'
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    Wilder, KY / ACCESSWIRE / December 11, 2014 / Zenith Motors LLC , an Alternative Fuel Conversion Manufacturer, has announced today the Zenith Electric Vans are now eligible for the Drive Clean Truck program ... Read more on this news related to 'Zenith'

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