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heliocentric Julian date
heliocentric Julian date[‚hē·lē·ō′sen·trik ′jül·yən ′dāt]
The Julian date corrected to the time at which light from the celestial object in question reaches the sun (rather than the earth). Abbreviated HJD.
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