geocentric position

geocentric position

[¦jē·ō¦sen·trik pə′zish·ən]
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promoted the heliocentric position over and above the geocentric position, in defiance of the Church's 1616 decree.
The geocentric position of the computation point in Eq.
The Catholic Church finally recanted its geocentric position in 1742.
The geocentric position is described by the geocentric spherical coordinates [phi] and [lambda]; [OMEGA] = ([phi], [lambda]), and the geocentric radius r; r [member of] [[?
Gallistell (1990) suggested that maps are constructed by the egocentric position vector of landmarks being rotated by the geocentric orientation of the animal, and this rotated vector being added to the animal's geocentric position vector (see Figure 7).
3) Vector of the star geocentric position is calculated with consideration of parallax [pi]:
Two or more repeated observing campaigns have to be analysed in a common reference frame to obtain mean geocentric position and velocity of the monitored point.
Detailed knowledge of local geoid surface recently has become increasingly important in order to fully use the potential of accurate geocentric positions, provided by GNSS.