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3 articles for "Ortive Difference"

Ortive Difference [Astro*Index]

The difference between the primary and secondary distances, when directing the Sun at its rising or setting. A crude attempt to include Horizontal Parallax calculations.

 

See also: ♦ Primary Distance ♦ Secondary Distance ♦ Horizontal Parallax
Ortive Difference [DeVore]

A term sometimes applied to the difference between the primary and secondary distances, when directing the Sun at its rising or setting. It appears to indicate an effort to accommodate the fact of horizontal parallax. The term is seldom employed by modern authorities.

 

See also: ♦ Primary Distance ♦ Secondary Distance ♦ Horizontal Parallax

 

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