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Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Direct Motion

In astronomy, the apparent motion of a body .of the solar system on the celestial sphere in the direction from west to east; so called because this is the usual direction of revolution and rotation of the heavenly bodies.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Direct Motion'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/d/direct-motion.html. 1910.

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