constant of nutation

Definition of constant of nutation

: the amplitude of the celestial-latitude component of the precessional nutation of the earth's axis that is equal to about 9.2 seconds of arc — compare nutation sense 2

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“Constant of nutation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/constant%20of%20nutation. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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