occultation definition

Catch the Dramatic June 10th Occultation of Saturn by the Moon

by David Dickinson June 3, 2014

Some terms in astronomy definitely have a PR problem, and are perhaps due for an overhaul.  One such awkward term is occultation, which simply means that one celestial body is passing in front of another from an observer’s vantage point, nothing more, and nothing less. David Dickinson on Google+

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