identical to Almucantar
- just like Almucantar.
- A recently created tool for observing the heavenly figures because they cross a given almacantar group. See Almucantar.
(letter.) just like Almucantar.
ALMACANTAR(from the Arabic for a sun-dial), an astronomical term for a small circle of the sphere parallel to the horizon; when two stars are in the same almacantar they have the same altitude.