meridian angle difference

meridian angle difference

[mə′rid·ē·ən ¦aŋ·gəl ′dif·rəns]
(astronomy)
The difference between two meridian angles, particularly between the meridian angle of a celestial body and the value used as an argument for entering into a table. Also called hour angle difference.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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