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sidereal

1. of, relating to, or involving the stars
2. determined with reference to one or more stars

sidereal

(sÿ-deer -ee-ăl) Relating to or measured or determined with reference to the stars.

sidereal

[sī′dir·ē·əl]
(astronomy)
Referring to a quantity, such as time, to indicate that it is measured in relation to the apparent motion or position of the stars.

sidereal

Of or pertaining to the stars. Although sidereal generally refers to the stars and tropical to the vernal equinox, sidereal time and the sidereal day are based upon the position of the vernal equinox relative to the meridian. The sidereal year is based upon the stars.
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The surface gravity acceleration of Saturn [g.sub.Saturn] = = 10.4 m/[s.sup.2] corresponds with an oscillation period of c/gSaturn = 334 sidereal days that is in the range of the duration of lightning storms on Saturn which appear once every 30 Earth years.
The sidereal decomposition of the Hamiltonian (5) can be used to show that the probability will also exhibit sidereal variations, one of the key signatures of Lorentz violation.
The goal of the Modified Sidereal Filter (MSF) is the elimination of all effects influencing the position solutions, which occur periodically with the satellite constellation (e.g.
It's called sidereal or Vedic astrology, and it's popular in India.
While trying to understand the physical mechanisms of information transfer in anomalous cognition (AC), I analyzed published information on remote viewing and ganzfeld responses in relation to local sidereal time (LST), that is, the position of the subjects on the earth relative to the fixed stars in the sky.
Thus easily can Earth digest A cinder of sidereal fire, And make her translunary guest The native of an English shire The moss, wind, and rain are thus "digest[ing]" the meteorite, in a metaphor, or making it "native" to England, in another.
The main instrument of the Parkes is its 64m movable dish, second largest in the southern hemisphere and one of the first large movable dishes in the world.telescope is designed to track radio sources across the sky at a sidereal rate (four minutes shorter than a normal day).
Galileo's Sidereus nuncius, or, A sidereal message.
peripheral, sidelong, slightly sidereal view, as if a star the size of a
His famous publication, the Sidereus Nuncius or Sidereal Messenger was of course published in 1610.
One of the exhibits is a 1771 sidereal clock which Catherine the Great of Russia decided not to buy after having it on approval at St Petersburg.
The editor provides useful background on his life and works, from The Sidereal Messenger (1610) to excerpts from The Two New Sciences (1638).