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Term: B-angle

As viewed from the Earth, the heliographic latitude of the center of the solar disk. The center of the solar disk usually does not coincide with the heliographic equator due to a tilt of the solar axis with respect to the ecliptic. (See B under solar coordinates.)

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
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