calculated altitude

calculated altitude

[′kal·kyə‚lād·əd ′al·tə‚tüd]
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calculated altitude

The celestial angle between a celestial body and the observer's horizon calculated mathematically or observed from a given position on the earth at a given time.
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We continually repositioned both binoculars for the calculated altitude and azimuth of the Moon.