This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Opposition (planets).
180° angle/Six signs apart
The glyph of the Conjunction plus a circle on top of its line, implying two objects are in front (opposed) of each other.
A planet (or asteroid or comet) is said to be "in opposition" when it is in opposition to the Sun. Since most orbits in the Solar System are nearly coplanar, this occurs when the Sun, Earth, and the body are approximately in a straight line, that is, the Earth and the body are in the same direction as seen from the Sun. The instant of opposition is defined as that when the apparent geocentric celestial longitude of the body differs by 180° from the apparent geocentric longitude of the Sun.
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.
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