parallactic orbit

noun

Definition of parallactic orbit

: the orbit in which a star appears to move once round each year owing to the earth's orbital motion round the sun

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“Parallactic orbit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parallactic%20orbit. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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