Ascensional difference

Related to Ascensional difference: Oblique ascension
(Astron.) the difference between oblique and right ascension; - used chiefly as expressing the difference between the time of the rising or setting of a body and six o'clock, or six hours from its meridian passage.
See under Ascensional.

See also: Ascensional, Difference

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The "ascensional difference" between right and oblique ascension differed not only for every star but every observer.