galactic latitude


Definition of galactic latitude

: latitude in the system of galactic coordinates measured as distance north or south of the galactic equator

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First Known Use of galactic latitude

1853, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of galactic latitude was in 1853

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“Galactic latitude.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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