This intermediary they called " the perfect Shi`ite," and his prototype is to be found in the four successive Babs or " gates " through whom alone the twelfth Imam, during the period of his " minor occultation " (Ghaybat-i-sughra, A.D.
It also measured the radar emissivity, radar reflectivity, gravity and radio occultation data.
occultation of the star Beta Scorpii by the moon.
Several works have obtained successful results achieved by combining occultation and ground GPS data to estimate the local three-dimensional structure of ionospheric electron density.
Other eclipses The eclipse of an apparently small object by one which appears much larger is generally called an occultation.
January 26 th 2002: lunar occultation of Jupiter - Watch tonight as Jupiter hides behind the Moon.
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