Transit - Science and Technology

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  • Astrological transit, the comparison and evaluation of planets in their current position in relation to those on a Natal Chart
  • Astronomical transit, the apparent motion of one celestial body across the face of another celestial body or meridian
  • In surveying, to transit the telescope means to turn the telescope about the trunnion axis, thus turning the telescope through the vertical plane
  • Transit telescope, a special-purpose telescope mounted so as to point only at objects transiting the local meridian
  • A specialized type of theodolite used in surveying
  • Transit (satellite), the first satellite navigation system to be used operationally
  • Internet transit, one of two mechanisms by which Internet traffic is exchanged between internet service providers
  • Routing transit number, an identifying code used in transferring funds through banking institutions

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