sidereal period

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sidereal period

n
(Astronomy) astronomy the period of revolution of a body about another with respect to one or more distant stars

sidereal period

The time taken for a planet to complete one orbit of the Sun.
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Our measurements cover 400 second, which allows us to address at the same time the synodic and sidereal periods
the calendar and sidereal periods, as expected from calculations, turned out to be 525599-525600 and 525969 min respectively.
Strangely enough, the sidereal period did not shift; and since both observations were made in the same experiments, the shift of the solar period looked more reliable.