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The astronomy word of the week is “obliquity” May 14, 2012

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1. Candy Korman - May 16, 2012

Wow! Very enlightening. I’m not a scientist — just a curious writer and now I’m tempted to try to use obliquity in a story.

CosmicThespian - May 16, 2012

Ha. Thanks. In addition to being an avenue into understanding the motion of the Earth, ‘obliquity’ is also just a fun word to say. Thanks for stopping by!

2. Carnival of Space #250 | Amy Shira Teitel - May 21, 2012

[…] We may be thinking about leaving the planet, but for the time being we’re all (mostly) Earthbound. While we don’t feel it, we live on a wobbly planet. Astrowow tells us all about it with the astronomy word-of-the-week: “obliquity.” […]

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