astronomical distance


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astronomical distance

n.
The distance from one celestial body to another, measured in light-years, parsecs, or astronomical units.
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Parallax, a trigonometric technique, is the most reliable method for making astronomical distance measurements, and a practice long employed by land surveyors here on Earth.
We say this in order to highlight the astronomical distance that the Brotherhood must traverse in order to become an influential force in the modern world, the only world that exists in actual reality.
Although the small planet passes between our Mother Earth and the moon traversing at an astronomical distance away from us and continues to pass close to the lunar orbit for one day, 8 hours and 40 minutes, however, it is not likely to pose any hazard on earth, the Bahraini astrophysics researcher has assured.
But even he was shocked when he saw the astronomical distance travelled over the years.
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Although an astronomical distance separates the conduct of the Syrian regime and that of the Jordanian regime, as well as the costs involved in the two cases, it remains that persisting in this intransigence and monopoly portends bad things for Jordan in the future, at the level of both politics and society - that is to say, following a line that extends from bloodshed and that does not stop with fragmentation.

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