Definitions for "Direct Motion"
The normal, forward motion of a planet through the zodiac signs (Aries to Taurus to ...). See also Retrograde Zone Info.
for orbital motion in the solar system, motion that is counterclockwise in the orbit as seen from the north pole of the ecliptic; for an object observed on the celestial sphere, motion that is from west to east, resulting from the relative motion of the object and the Earth.
Motion which is in the usual direction. For planets, orbital motion in the same direction as the other planets, or eastward motion among the stars.