annual parallax


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annual parallax

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(Astronomy) See parallax2
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Noun1.annual parallax - the parallax of a celestial body using two points in the earth's orbit around the sun as the baselineannual parallax - the parallax of a celestial body using two points in the earth's orbit around the sun as the baseline
parallax - the apparent displacement of an object as seen from two different points that are not on a line with the object
stellar parallax - the heliocentric parallax of a star
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The dual beam system of the VERA enables the measurement of the annual parallax, thus the parallax distance to the sources.
This proves their immense height, which makes the annual parallax vanish from before our eyes.

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