# angular distance

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## angular distance

See apparent distance.

## Angular Distance

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The distance between points in an astrological chart is always expressed in terms of angular distance. Because the locations of the significant elements of a horoscope are expressed in terms of degrees and minutes (and, occasionally, seconds) of the zodiac, the distance between any two points is similarly expressed as so many degrees and minutes of the arc between them. For example, the angular distance between a planet located at 3°15’ Aries and another planet situated at 24°27’ Aries would be 21°12’.

## angular distance

[′an·gyə·lər ′dis·təns]
(mathematics)
For two points, the angle between the lines from a point of observation to the points.
The angular difference between two directions, numerically equal to the angle between two lines extending in the given directions.
The arc of the great circle joining two points, expressed in angular units.
(physics)
The distance between two points, expressed in wavelengths at a specified frequency.
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longitude, celestial Angular distance along the ecliptic from the vernal equinox eastward.
In Figure 7(c) the two peaks are not distinct due to the high noise in the signal (SNR = 5 dB) and a small angular distance of the sources.
The factors were target field (right; upper; left and lower), cue-target angular distance (45, 90, 135, 180, 225 (-135), 270 (-90) or 315 (-45)) and ISI (100 or 800 ms).
Finally, as shown in Fig 6, the location of the threat symbol on the HUD is a distance from the center of the display representing the angular distance (j), and an offset from vertical on the HUD by the sum of angle G and the roll angle of the aircraft from vertical.
Our facing map shows that these lustrous stars sit a considerable angular distance away, but Draco's head is compact enough that it's sometimes called the Lozenge.
The orientation and length of the arrow indicated the direction and angular distance through which the participant needed to move his or her head to locate the target.
Jupiter will be moving close to the moon after the midnight of February 7 (Wednesday) wherein the angular distance between the two will be four degrees.
In turn, Procyon forms the Winter Triangle with Sirius and Betelgeuse, its angular distance from each being 26[degrees].
Tribune News Network Doha A giant planet Jupiter will be approaching the red planet Mars on the last day of this year, Sunday, December 31, when the angular distance between two planets will be less than two degrees over dawn sky, the Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has announced.
The planet's angular distance from Regulus grows from about 7 1/2[degrees] to 9 1/2[degrees] this month.
Tribune News Network : Doha A giant planet Jupiter will be approaching the red planet Mars on the last day of this year, Sunday, December 31, when the angular distance between two planets will be less than two degrees over dawn sky, the Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has announced.

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