celestial pole

celestial poles

Definitions of celestial pole
  1. noun
    one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere
    synonyms: pole
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    north celestial pole
    the celestial pole above the northern hemisphere; near Polaris
    south celestial pole
    the celestial pole above the southern hemisphere
    type of:
    celestial point
    a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)
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