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  1. (astronomy) Of or pertaining to the nodes of an orbiting body (such as the moon)
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The duration of the nodical month is approximately 27.2122 mean solar days.
Because 31 days is longer than the nodical month, there must be at least one solar eclipse of some description in each eclipse season, making two each year.
The nodical period is the period between two crossings of the ecliptic in the same direction.

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