Astronomical clock
Astronomical As`tro*nom"ic*al (-[i^]*kal), a. [L. astronomicus, Gr. 'astronomiko`s: cf. F. astronomique.] Of or pertaining to astronomy; in accordance with the methods or principles of astronomy. -- {As`tro*nom"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Astronomical clock}. See under {Clock}.

{Astronomical day}. See under {Day}.

{Astronomical fractions}, {Astronomical numbers}. See under {Sexagesimal}. [1913 Webster]


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