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Primum Mobile
also called "first moved and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. " is the outermost moving sphere in the geocentric model of the universe

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 26, 2009
  2. a term from medieval and Renaissance astronomy

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  3. Astronomers believed that the seven naked-eye planets (including the Moon and the Sun) were carried around the spherical Earth on invisible orbs

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 26, 2009
  4. Beyond them was the sphere of fixed stars, the Primum Mobile, and the Empyrean

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 26, 2009
  5. The total number of celestial spheres was not fixed

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  6. In this 16th-century illustration, the firmament (sphere of fixed stars) is eighth, a "crystalline" sphere (posited to account for the reference to "waters . . . above the firmament" in Genesis 1:7) is ninth, and the Primum Mobile is tenth

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