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diurnal inequality


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A variation in the observed movement of a celestial object caused by the observer's change in position as the Earth rotates. During the course of a night, the positions of the planets against the stellar background are apparently shifted because the observer is carried around by the rotating Earth.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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