angular distance

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the angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer

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They have statistically the same parallax distance and may be moving through space together, but their distance from us and their apparent separation implies an unusually long orbit, on the order of 100,000 years.
This is achieved by the projection of unified consciousness into an infinite variety of objects of apparent separation.
The book's white perspective fails to show how Indigenous and 'Asian' peoples maintained some control over their lives by refusing (where possible) their apparent separation.
Underlying their words, and their apparent separation from each other, is a poignant sadness.
In spite of their apparent separation in class, their beliefs are similar and soon they fall in love.
It might be thought that apparent separation at the policy level is a mere conceptual lapse, or not intended or that too much should separation.
The delay for radiation coming from different parts of the halo, along with their apparent separation, indicates the distance.
Linking discrete and diverse programs so they work seamlessly--that is, as if there is no apparent separation between them--takes considerable planning.
Splitting double stars usually comes down to two things: the visual magnitudes of the stars, and their apparent separation in the sky.
0" apparent separation shows that their true separation is at least 848 times the Earth-Sun distance.