planetocentric coordinates

planetocentric coordinates

[plə¦ned·ō¦sen·trik kō′ȯrd·ən·əts]
(astronomy)
Coordinates that indicate the position of a point on the surface of a planet, determined by the direction of a line joining the center of the planet to the point.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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