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parallactic displacement[¦par·ə¦lak·tik di′splās·mənt]
The apparent changes in the position of a star due to changes in the position of the earth as it moves around the sun. Also known as parallactic shift.
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If the Earth did indeed move about the Sun, that should induce a parallactic displacement
among the nearer stars as compared with the farther ones.
Since the Earth moves around the Sun, the nearer stars should show a parallactic displacement
compared with the farther ones.