obliquity


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obliquity

(ŏ-blik -wă-tee) The angle between the equatorial and orbital planes of a celestial body.

obliquity

The characteristic in wide-angle or oblique photography that portrays the terrain and objects at such an angle and range that details necessary for interpretation are seriously masked or are at a very small scale, rendering interpretation difficult or impossible.
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This simple procedure allows root flatness, the number of lateral roots, root obliquity, and degree of tapering to be quantified.
Well, if there's iniquity, why not obliquity? But you know what I'm talking about.
Wisdom and Jihad Touma of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology report their findings on the chaotic obliquity of Mars in the Feb.
There was no change in the obliquity of canal whether they are in the center or at the peripheral of the bone.
"We found that planets in the habitable zone could abruptly enter 'snowball' states if the eccentricity or the semi-major axis variations - changes in the distance between a planet and star over an orbit - were large or if the planet's obliquity increased beyond 35 degrees," Russell Deitrick, the lead author of the study, said in a (http://www.washington.edu/news/2018/05/14/orbital-variations-can-trigger-snowball-states-in-habitable-zones-around-sunlike-stars/) statement.
The greater the obliquity, the more sunlight reaches Earth's poles and warms the planet.
The 52[degrees] obliquity (tilt) of 67P's rotation axis relative to its orbit keeps the north hemisphere in sunlight during the long, distant part of the orbit, and the southern hemisphere is illuminated during the fast, close part of the orbit.
After including the mystery world in their calculations, they conclude that "over the lifetime of the solar system, Planet Nine typically excites a solar obliquity that is similar to what is observed".
Comparison of 3-dimensional obliquity and anisometric characteristics of anterior cruciate ligament graft positions using surgical navigation.
Direction and obliquity of nutrient foramina: In this study, all the nutrient foramina in the femur were directed proximally (upper end) away from the growing end (lower end).
Because obliquity artifacts for the tortuous BA in the cross-sections would lead to overestimation of the true wall thickness, and mimic plaque, we angled reconstructed planes of three-dimensional VISTA to ensure that all the cross-sectional images were perpendicular the long axial of BA.
The audio work by Leber and Chesworth, This Is Before We Disappear From View, 2014, is installed in an old coal bunker, where an antiquated loudspeaker transmits an authoritarian voice speaking with poetic obliquity of submission and resistance to penal systems.