Os and Oos, ‘Syzygy: Occultation’, 2011, Roehrs & Boetsch
Os and Oos, ‘Syzygy: Occultation’, 2011, Roehrs & Boetsch
Os and Oos, ‘Syzygy: Occultation’, 2011, Roehrs & Boetsch
Os and Oos, ‘Syzygy: Occultation’, 2011, Roehrs & Boetsch
Os and Oos, ‘Syzygy: Occultation’, 2011, Roehrs & Boetsch
Os and Oos, ‘Syzygy: Occultation’, 2011, Roehrs & Boetsch
Os and Oos, ‘Syzygy: Occultation’, 2011, Roehrs & Boetsch
Os and Oos, ‘Syzygy: Occultation’, 2011, Roehrs & Boetsch

syz·y·gy [siz-i-jee] In astronomy, a syzygy is a straight line configuration of three celestial bodies in a gravitational system. The word is often used in reference to the Sun, the Earth and either the Moon or a planet, where the latter is in conjunction or opposition. Solar and lunar eclipses occur at times of syzygy, as do transits and occultations.

An occultation occurs when an apparently larger body passes in front of an apparently smaller one.

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