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(of divisions of time) determined by daily motion of the stars

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The scale of some of these events organized close to major showers supports the idea the Maya were able to calculate the length of the sidereal year, and in all probability kept track of and observed Eta Aquariid meteor showers and outbursts," says Kinsman.
5 [micro]s corresponds to side by side direction pointing to the Sidereal South Pole and was also calculated in reference [3, Fig.
This book is a history of the five-year period from the Dutch invention of the telescope, through the publication of The Sidereal Messenger, to the initial reactions to Galileo's discoveries, until about 1612.
Upon publication of these findings in his book The Sidereal Messenger, Galileo became a celebrity.
Sidereal formation is a client-server application on SUN-Solaris, developed in C, including a heart model calculations in Fortran (whose maintenance is performed outside the scope of this contract) and with a Windows configurator made PL -SQL Oracle.
Sidereal time, a measure of the rotation of the Earth with respect to the stars rather than the Sun, is given in Table 20 for 30[degrees] longitude at 02:00 SAST.
RIGHT from the off - a piece called Sidereal - there is an unhurried, spacious feel to this album.
By means of calculating solar time (based on the passage of the sun) and sidereal time (based on the rotation of the Earth), the Space Traveller's watch set a new standard for astronomical accuracy with error reduced to 0.
The normal method of allowing the Sun to transit through the beam of the dish would have taken too long to allow testing of all the devices, so Tony used the driven equatorial mount to scan the dish across the solar disk at 8 times the sidereal tracking rate, allowing a test observation to be completed in about 10 minutes.
In Kerala, the start of the Zodiac New Year is when the sun enters into Sidereal Aries, Ashwini Nakshatra, which is celebrated as Vishu.
A geosynchronous orbit, for those of you who aren't yet conversant, is one with an orbital period of one sidereal day.
By means of having solar timed (based on the passage of the sun) and sidereal time (based on the rotation of the Earth), this watch could make the calculation for you, the difference being 3.
The pattern repeats every 243 years because 243 sidereal orbital periods of the Earth (365.
Yea, and this aquaterrestrial globe and these sidereal heavens are the divine flounces of the Vesture of Allah.