angular distance

noun

Definition of angular distance

: angular displacement December's the darkest month with the darkest day, Dec. 21, the winter solstice when our star is at its greatest angular distance south of the equator.— Ray Murphy, Boston Globe, 1 Dec. 1988

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First Known Use of angular distance

1740, in the meaning defined above

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“Angular distance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angular%20distance. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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