Azimuth DSU

What lies beyond the horizon?

Definition/Summary:

Azimuth: Plural form of the meaning for “the way”

The arc of a northern fixed point

  • The direction of a celestial object from the observer, it is expressed as the angular distance from the north or south point of the horizon to the point at which a vertical circle passing through the object intersects with the horizon
  • Horizontal angle or direction of a compass bearing

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