Talk:Celestial equator

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It should say "the ecliptic passes through pisces, leo ect.." not the Celestial equator


Taurus lies fully north of the celestial equator but still comes very close to it (a few arcminutes). So I have removed it from the list of equatorial constellations. S k a t e b i k e r 18:28, 11 August 2006 (UTC)

According to the IAU boundaries, the SW corner of Taurus extends below the CE by a little over a degree. -Lasunncty 01:06, 27 August 2006 (UTC)

An observer standing on the Earth's equator visualizes the celestial equator as a semicircle passing directly overhead through the zenith. As the observer moves north (or south), the celestial equator tilts towards the southern (or northern) horizon.

This means the two are nearly the same, right? 202.49.5.7 23:55, 14 September 2007 (UTC)

Change in value of inclination in image from 23.5° to 23.4°[edit]

The caption of the image at the beginning of this article says that the celestial equator is inclined by 23.5°. The first paragraph, however, gives the inclination as 23.4°, as does the article on axial tilt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axial_tilt), both in its text and in the caption of the image that is identical to the one above. Therefore, I will change the value of the inclination given in the caption of the image in this article on the celestial equator from 23.5° to 23.4°. Wikifan2744 (talk) 03:12, 29 August 2014 (UTC)