plane of ecliptic

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plane of ecliptic (plural planes of ecliptic)

  1. (astronomy) The surface (plane) that contains the orbit of a planet in a solar system.
    The plane of ecliptic is the orbital plane of the earth and the other planets in the solar system.

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