apparent sidereal day
ruz-e axtari-ye padidâr
Fr.: jour sidéral apparent
apparent sidereal time
zamân-e axtari-ye padidâr
Fr.: temps sidéral apparent
The → mean sidereal time corrected for the → nutation and shift in the obliquity of the ecliptic that occurs as a result of the Moon's gravitational effect. Apparent sidereal time differs from mean sidereal time in that the → true vernal equinox point is used.
apsides, line of
Fr.: ligne des apsides
The line connecting the two apsides, i.e. the major axis of an elliptical orbit. → apsis.
apsis (pl. apsides)
L. apsis "arch, vault," from Gk. hapsis "loop, arch," from haptein "fasten together".
Mod.Pers. habâk "top of the head; the summit of a mountain".
To think carefully about, especially in order to make a decision; contemplate; reflect on (dictionary.com).
M.E. consideren, from O.Fr. considerer "reflect on, study," from L. considerare "to examine, look at closely," literally "to observe the stars," from → com- "with" + sider (stem of sidus) "star, group of stars," → sideral.
Âgâridan, from intensive prefix â- + gâr-, variants gar-, gâl- "to consider, observe," as in engâridan "to suppose," negaristan "to observe, look, notice," segâl "thought," segâlidan "to think, meditate," ultimately from Proto-Iranian *kar- "to observe, to consider;" cf. Av. kar- "to remember; to impress on memory;" Skt. kal- "to observe, consider," kalayati "considers, observes."
1) Rather large or great in size, distance, extent, etc.
The act or an instance of considering.
Greenwich Apparent Sidereal Time (GAST)
zamân-e axtari-ye padidâr-e Greenwich
Fr.: temps sidéral apparent de Greenwich
Greenwich Mean Sidereal Time (GMST)
zamân-e axtari-ye miyângin-e Greenwich
Fr.: temps sidéral moyen de Greenwich
Greenwich sidereal date
ruz-e axtari-ye Greenwich
Fr.: jour sidéeal de Greenwich
Greenwich sidereal day number
šomâre-ye ruz-e axtari-ye Greenwich
Fr.: nombre du jour sidéral de Greenwich
The integral part of the → Greenwich sidereal date.
lâye-ye Heaviside (#)
Fr.: couche de Heaviside
English physicist Oliver Heaviside (1850-1925).
lâye-ye Kennelly-Heaviside (#)
Fr.: couche de Kennelly-Heaviside
One of several layers in the Earth's ionosphere occurring at 90-150 km above the ground. It reflects medium-frequency radio waves whereby radio waves can be propagated beyond the horizon.
Named after the American electrical engineer Arthur Edwin Kennelly (1861-1939) and the English physicist Oliver Heaviside (1850-1925), who independently predicted the existence of the reflecting layer in 1902; → layer.
line of apsides
Fr.: ligne des apsides
local sidereal time
zamân-e axtari-ye mahali
Fr.: temps sidéral local
Local time measured by the apparent motion of the stars. It is the most useful form of sidereal time since it gives the right ascension of a transiting celestial object at a given location.
mean sidereal day
ruz-e axtari-ye miyângin
Fr.: jour sidéral moyen
mean sidereal time
zamân-e axtari-ye miyângin (#)
Fr.: temps sidéral moyen
The hour angle of the mean equinox for a given observer.
To occupy the place of authority or control, as in an assembly or meeting; act as president or chairperson (Dictionary.com).
1) The highest executive officer of a modern republic, as the Chief Executive of
the United States (often initial capital letter).