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(Astronomy) the average of the greatest and least distances of a celestial body from its primary
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Noun1.mean distance - the arithmetic mean of the maximum and minimum distances of a celestial body (satellite or secondary star) from its primarymean distance - the arithmetic mean of the maximum and minimum distances of a celestial body (satellite or secondary star) from its primary
distance - the property created by the space between two objects or points
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On doubts being expressed as to the correctness of this method, they immediately proved that not only was the mean distance 234,347 miles, but that astronomers could not possibly be in error in their estimate by more than seventy miles either way.
They also seemed to move further away relative to their mean distance during periods of high human activity.
Sinuatrial nodal artery (SAN): In 21 (70%) hearts the SAN artery arose as the first branch from its right side at a mean distance of 20 mm distal to the origin of the RCA (Fig.
The mean (geometric) distance travelled by those in the lowest deprivation quintile (7 km) was significantly higher than the mean distance of 6 km travelled by those in the highest deprivation quintile (p = 0.
Identification involves several processing steps, which lead to the identification of the three elements of archipelago texture defined in Figure 4 (size, mean distance and aggregate number of polygons).
God's holiness doesn't mean distance from us and our world.
The mean distance of an object from the central body is understood as 1(Aphelion Periphelion).
At the mean distance level of 339 miles traveled for marathon participants, a 100-mile increase in distance traveled increases discretionary spending by 8.
14) They also found that the mean distance between the takeoff point of the chorda tympani and the lower border of the lateral semicircular canal was 12.
QUIZ OF THE DAY: 1 Three; 2 Fletcher; 3 Gone With The Wind; 4 A variety of gooseberry; 5 Sudan; 6 East Anglia; 7 Swallows And Amazons; 8 1987; 9 The mean distance from the Earth to the Sun; 10 James II.
ANSWERS: 1 Three; 2 Fletcher; 3 Gone With The Wind; 4 A variety of gooseberry; 5 Sudan; 6 East Anglia; 7 Swallows And Amazons; 8 1987; 9 The mean distance from the Earth to the Sun; 10 James II.
One AU is equal to the mean distance between the Sun and the Earth which is around 149,597,871 kilometres.