reference meridian

reference meridian

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That selected to establish grid north or local time.
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Meridional power = polar value along the reference meridian
In this model, the reference meridian [PHI] is the target TCA, defined as the vector sum of the preoperative TCA and the SICA.
The concept has been endorsed by Nicholas Negroponte of MIT's Media Laboratory, who is quoted as having said, "Cyberspace has no seasons." Swatch has manufactured its Beat watches despite the convoluted conversion involving a change in the reference meridian from Greenwich, England, to Biel, Switzerland (Swatch's home): "Webmaster," "Download," and "Net-time" will divide the day into 1,000 time-zone-free beats lasting 86.4 seconds each.

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