Imum Coeli

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From Latin imum coeli (bottom of the sky).


Imum Coeli (uncountable)

  1. (astrology) The point where the ecliptic crosses the northern meridian, said to represent the deep subconscious.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 457:
      Appropriately, perhaps, it would also be here that they would make the fatal discovery which would bring them, inexorable as the Zodiac's wheel, to their Imum Cœli. . . .