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Here the twelfth house has 50 degrees

An arcdegree, otherwise simply known as degree of arc, is one 360th of the circumference of a circle.

The full circle, i.e. the twelve zodiacal signs altogether have 360 degrees; a single sign has 30 degrees.

Degrees are also used to measure Declination, or angular distance north or south of the Celestial Equator.

An arcdegree is divided into 60 arcminutes, which are further divided into 60 arcseconds.

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