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Hour angle   /ˈaʊər ˈæŋgəl/   Listen
Hour angle

noun
1.
The angular distance along the celestial equator from the observer's meridian to the hour circle of a given celestial body.
2.
(astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing; the right ascension for an observer at a particular location and time of day.  Synonym: HA.






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