APPARITION

, in Astronomy, denotes a star's or other luminary's becoming visible, which before was hid. So, the heliacal rising, is rather an apparition than a proper rising.

Circle of perpetual Apparition. See Circle of perpetual apparition.

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APOLLONIUS
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APOPHYGE
APOTOME
APPARENT
* APPARITION
APPEARANCE
APPLICATE
APPROACH
APPROACHES
APPROXIMATION