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polar distance

noun, Astronomy.
Origin of polar distance
First recorded in 1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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polar distance

the angular distance of a star, planet, etc, from the celestial pole; the complement of the declination Also called codeclination
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