Synonyms of hour angle
- 1. hour angle, distance
- usage: the angular distance along the celestial equator from the observer's meridian to the hour circle of a given celestial body
- 2. hour angle, HA, angular distance
- usage: (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing; the right ascension for an observer at a particular location and time of day
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