Definitions for "Analemma"
A scale of the sun's declination for each day of the year, drawn across the torrid zone on an artificial terrestrial globe.
A characteristic figure eight diagram that arises when one plots the Equation of Time versus the declination of the sun. An analemma for Bloomington, Indiana is shown in figure .
a tool found on the globe that shows at what degree latitude the direct rays of the Sun are striking the Earth on a particular date.
An orthographic projection of the sphere on the plane of the meridian, the eye being supposed at an infinite distance, and in the east or west point of the horizon.
An instrument of wood or brass, on which this projection of the sphere is made, having a movable horizon or cursor; -- formerly much used in solving some common astronomical problems.