heliocentric parallax


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heliocentric parallax

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(Astronomy) See parallax2
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Noun1.heliocentric parallax - the parallax of a celestial body using two points in the earth's orbit around the sun as the baselineheliocentric 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