position angle

noun

the direction in which one object lies relative to another on the celestial sphere, measured in degrees from north in an easterly direction

Nearby words

  1. posho,
  2. posigrade rocket,
  3. posit,
  4. positif,
  5. position,
  6. position audit,
  7. position effect,
  8. position isomer,
  9. position line,
  10. position paper

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