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DIRECT MOTION

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Originally appearing in Volume V08, Page 309 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DIRECT MOTION, in astronomy, the apparent motion of a body of the solar system on the celestial sphere in the direction from west to east; so called because this is the usual direction of revolution and rotation of the heavenly bodies.
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