mean place

noun

Definition of mean place

: the position of a star at a given epoch (as the beginning of a year) as affected by precession of the equinoxes and proper motion — compare star place

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“Mean place.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mean%20place. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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