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Colure

COLURE (from Gr., shortened, and , tail), in astronomy, either of the two principal meridians of the celestial Sphere, one of which passes through the poles and the two solstices, the other through the poles and the two equinoxes; hence designated as solstitial colure and equinoxial colure, respectively.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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