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- Longitude (/ˈlɒndʒɪtjuːd/, AU and UK also /ˈlɒŋɡɪ-/), is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east–west position of a point on the Earth's surface...
- three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection...
- Mean longitude is the ecliptic longitude at which an orbiting body could be found if its orbit were circular and free of perturbations. While nominally...
- The history of longitude is a record of the effort, by astronomers, cartographers and navigators over several centuries, to discover a means of determining...
- ecliptic longitude β, ecliptic latitude Galactic coordinates l, galactic longitude b, galactic latitude Miscellaneous λo, observer's longitude ϕo, observer's...
- ship's longitude at sea. The rewards, established through an Act of Parliament (the Longitude Act) in 1714, were administered by the Board of Longitude. This...
- The Cessna Citation Longitude (Model 700) is a 3,500 nmi (6,500 km) range business jet, part of the Cessna Citation family. Announced at the May 2012...
- In celestial mechanics true longitude is the ecliptic longitude at which an orbiting body could actually be found if its inclination were zero. Together...
- 100° The meridian 100° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean...
- The Longitude Act was an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom p****ed in July 1714 at the end of the reign of Queen Anne. It established the Board of...
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