zenith distance

Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Psychology
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference


The angular distance of a celestial body from the zenith. The zenith distance is 90 ° minus the body's altitude above the horizon (i.e. the complement of the altitude) and hence is also known as coaltitude.

Subjects: Psychology — Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.