Greenwich hour angle

noun Green·wich hour angle \usually ˈgrinij in Greenwich, England, & in Great Britain as a whole, usually ˈgrenich or ˈgrenēch in Greenwich Village & in New York City as a whole, often in certain other places named Greenwich & usually by speakers unfamiliar with the local pronunciation of any place named Greenwich ˈgrēnˌwich; sometimes ˈgrenij or ˈgrenēj or ˈgrinich or ˈgrinēch or ˈgrinēj or ˈgrenˌwich or ˈgrinˌwich\

Definition of Greenwich hour angle

  1. :  the hour angle of a celestial body at the meridian of Greenwich

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Origin and Etymology of greenwich hour angle

from Greenwich, England


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