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OCCULTATION (from Lat. occultare, the...

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 967 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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OCCULTATION (from Lat. occultare, the frequentative of occulere, to hide), in astronomy, the hiding of one celestial body by another passing in front of it; commonly the passage of the moon or of a planet between the observer and a star or another planet.
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