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2 articles for "Correction"

Correction [Astro*Index]

A generic term referring to a small quantity used to adjust a given value to some desired standard measure; for example, the "10-second per hour" correction used in converting UT (universal time) to GST (Greenwich sidereal time).

See also:
♦ Universal Time ♦ Greenwich Sidereal Time
Correction [DeVore]

The adjustment of mean to sidereal time, whereby to ascertain the correct right ascension of the midheaven. (v. Time)

See also:
♦ Time


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