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Terminators (Astronomy)

LC control 99005632
Topical headingTerminators (Astronomy)
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Variant(s)Lines, Terminator (Astronomy)
Terminator lines (Astronomy)
See alsoBoundaries
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Sun--Rising and setting
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Found inWork cat.: 99026727: Westfall, J.E. Atlas of the lunar terminator, 2000.
Facts on File dict. astron. (terminator: the boundary between the dark and sunlit hemispheres of the moon or a planet, the rotation of which gives rise to a sunrise terminator and a sunset terminator. The appearance of the terminator is affected by topographic irregularities and the presence of an atmosphere)
Concise dict. astron. (terminator)
NASA thes. (Terminator lines)