An Etymological Dictionary of Astronomy and Astrophysics
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dipole anisotropy
  ناهمسانگردی ِ دوقطبه   
nâhamsângardi-ye doqotbé

Fr.: anisotropie dipolaire   

A form of anistropy in the temperature of the → cosmic microwave background radiation, appearing as one hot pole and one cold pole, caused by our motion with respect to the cosmic background radiation. The temperature variations, amounting to 1 part in 1000, yield a velocity of about 600 km/sec for our Galaxy with respect to the background. → cosmic microwave background anisotropy.

dipole; → anisotropy.