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- planetographic longitude, west longitudes (i.e., longitudes measured positively to the west) are used when the rotation is prograde, and east longitudes (i.e....
- GCS can give positions: as spherical coordinate system using latitude, longitude, and elevation; as map coordinates projected onto the plane, possibly...
- Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11 (reprinted as Longitudes and Attitudes: The World in the Age of Terrorism in 2003) is...
- their own reference longitudes as a standard, although the world’s navigators have generally come to accept the reference longitudes tabulated by the British...
- 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...
- 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...
- longitudes, that added to the material provided by Ptolemy, and in some cases improved on it. In most cases, the methods used to determine longitudes...
- 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...
- celestial mechanics, the longitude of the periapsis, also called longitude of the pericenter, of an orbiting body is the longitude (measured from the point...
- equator. Positive longitudes are east of the Prime Meridian; negative longitudes are west of the Prime Meridian. Latitude and longitude are usually expressed...
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