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[ dɪklɪnˈe͡ɪʃən], [ dɪklɪnˈe‍ɪʃən], [ d_ɪ_k_l_ɪ_n_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

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Declination, usually pronounced deh-kuh-lib-nuhs, is the angular difference in the angle between a celestial object's highest point in the sky and its apparent horizon. The angular measurement is in degrees. Declination is one of the 14 axial coordinates of a celestial body. Declination is measured east and west of the Prime Meridian.

When looking up at a celestial object from anywhere on Earth, the angular difference between the object's highest point in the sky and its apparent horizon is its declination.

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