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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...
- GCS can give positions: as spherical coordinate system using latitude, longitude, and elevation; as map coordinates projected onto the plane, possibly...
- 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 Longitude Act 1714 was an Act of Parliament of Great Britain p****ed in July 1714 at the end of the reign of Queen Anne. It established the Board of...
- of longitude is a record of the effort, by astronomers, cartographers and navigators over the centuries, to discover a means of determining longitude. The...
- Longitude by chronometer is a method, in navigation, of determining longitude using a marine chronometer, which was developed by John Harrison during...
- The longitude of the ascending node (☊ or Ω) is one of the orbital elements used to specify the orbit of an object in space. It is the angle from a specified...
- celestial mechanics, the longitude of the periapsis, also called longitude of the pericenter, of an orbiting body is the longitude (measured from the point...
- 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...
- The Commissioners for the Discovery of the Longitude at Sea, or more po****rly Board of Longitude, was a British government body formed in 1714 to administer...
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