An imaginary sphere with Earth at its center. The stars, planets, Sun, Moon, and other celestial bodies appear to be located on this sphere, and the sphere appears to rotate around the Earth's extended axis once every 24 hours, carrying the celestial bodies with it overhead and giving them their diurnal motions. The celestial sphere is essentially a spherical map of the sky that provides the basis for the coordinate systems used in celestial navigation and in specifying the positions and motions of celestial objects.
Alternative spelling of Eastern Hemisphere.
A political district or unit, often with its adjacent lands:
Either of the two symmetrical halves of the cerebrum, designated right and left. In mammals, the cerebral hemispheres are connected by the corpus callosum, a transverse band of nerve fibers.
Elements: The Earth is made up of iron, oxygen, silicon, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, aluminum and other trace elements.
Alternative spelling of Western Hemisphere.
A political subdivision of a country.
An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
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