sidereal rate

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The rate of movement of the stars across the sky as the Earth spins, i.e. one rotation in 23 h 56 m 04.091s, a period known as a sidereal day. This is the rate at which a telescope must be driven to follow the stars.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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