Definition of Annual parallax
1. Noun. The parallax of a celestial body using two points in the earth's orbit around the sun as the baseline.
Generic synonyms: Parallax
Specialized synonyms: Stellar Parallax
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Literary usage of Annual parallax
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1. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Frederic Harrison (1896)
"Ibis transformation of our observation is called the annual parallax, and follows the ... annual parallax."
2. Outlines of Astronomy by John Frederick William Herschel (1853)
"THEIR annual parallax. — PARALLACTIC UNIT OF SIDEREAL DISTANCE.—EFFECT OF PARALLAX ANALOGOUS TO THAT OF ABERRATION.—HOW DISTINGUISHED FROM IT. ..."
3. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1868)
"Tlie annual parallax of Sirius deduced from North Polar Distances observed with the Transit- Circle at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, 1856-1863. ..."
4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"Dr. Gylden, of Stockholm, has been lately engaged in a series of observations for finding the annual parallax of the brightest stars. ..."