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celestial sphere  empyrean  firmament  sphere  heavens
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The apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected WordNet 3.0
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The apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In astronomy and navigation, the celestial sphere is an abstract sphere that has an arbitrarily large radius and is concentric to Earth. Wikipedia
In ancient cosmologies, the Empyrean Heaven, or simply the Empyrean, was the place in the highest heaven, which was supposed to be occupied by the element of fire. Wikipedia
The sky as seen from the Earth Wikipedia Disambiguation
Imaginary sphere of arbitrarily large radius, concentric with the observer Wikidata
Highest heaven in ancient cosmologies Wikidata
The eighth sphere carrying the fixed stars, which surrounded the seven spheres of the planets in the geocentric model. OmegaWiki
An abstract sphere of infinite radius which serves as the imaginary backdrop for celestial objects, and of which the visible sky is one hemisphere. Wiktionary
Abstract sphere of infinite radius. Wiktionary (translation)
The region of pure light and fire; the highest heaven, where the pure element of fire was supposed by the ancients to exist: the same as the ether, the ninth heaven according to ancient astronomy. Wiktionary
The apparent outer limit of space; the edge of the heavens, imagined as a hollow globe within which celestial bodies appear to be embedded. Wiktionary