solar motion

solar motion

See apex; galactic rotation.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

solar motion

[′sō·lər ′mō·shən]
(astronomy)
The two main motions of the sun: relative motion with respect to the neighboring stars, or motion due to the rotation of the Milky Way of which the sun is a part.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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