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Antilibration An`ti*li*bra"tion, n.
A balancing; equipoise. [R.] --De Quincey.
Calibration Cal`ibra"*tion, n.
The process of estimating the caliber a tube, as of a
thermometer tube, in order to graduate it to a scale of
degrees; also, more generally, the determination of the true
value of the spaces in any graduated instrument.
Delibration Del`i*bra"tion, n.
The act of stripping off the bark. [Obs.] --Ash.
Meaning of Libration from wikipedia
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is the wagging
of the Moon perceived
by Earth-bound observers
- the Lagrange points
(/ləˈɡrɑːndʒ/ also Lagrangian
points, L-points, or libration
points) are orbital points
near two large
co-orbiting bodies. At the Lagrange...
- The Derg (also spelled
Dergue; from Ge'ez: ደርግ, "committee" or "council"; Oromo: Dergii), officially
the Provisional Military Government
(from the Latin
"to balance, to sway"; cf. libra
"scales") is a type of reciprocating motion
with a nearly
- 18 percent
of the far side is occasionally visible
due to libration
. The remaining
82 percent remained unobserved until
1959, when it was...
- repeated observations
from Earth, due to the phenomena
and parallax. Librations
are primarily caused
by the Moon's varying orbital speed
of its western
(left) far side. This is referred
to as longitudinal libration
the lunar orbit
is also inclined
to Earth's ecliptic plane
- result, spacecraft
in libration point orbits
must use propulsion systems
to perform orbital
station-keeping. One important libration point
is Earth-Sun L1...
- and thus always shows
the same side to Earth, the near side. Because
more than half (about 59%) of the total lunar surface
is both somewhat elliptical
to its equatorial
plane, libration allows
up to 59% of the Moon's surface
to be viewed
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