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What is an exocyclic double bond?

I have been tasked to find the $\lambda_{\text{max}}$ of 3,4-dimethyl-1,2,3,4,4a,5-hexahydronaphthalene. This was supposed to be fairly easy. I used the base value for homoannular diene ($\pu{253 nm}$...