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zenith

The term zenith is used in many different contexts. In the context discussed here, it is an astronomical indication of direction that is used for orbits. According to this, the zenith is the apex of the sky, which is perpendicular to the earth

. Seen from the observer, the zenith represents the highest point of the sky and is perpendicular to the horizon. Every point on Earth has its own zenith.

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Updated at: 31.05.2009
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