local time

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The time at an observing site determined with reference to the observer's own local meridian. The local time could be the local mean time, the local sidereal time, or even the local apparent solar time. All involve hour angles measured with reference to the observer's meridian.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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