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Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Occultation

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OCCULTATION (from Lat. occultare, the frequentative of occulere, to hide), in astronomy, the hiding of one celestial body by another passing in front of it; commonly the passage of the moon or of a planet between the observer and a star or another planet.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Occultation'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/o/occultation.html. 1910.

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