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co-latitude Line breaks: co-latitude
Pronunciation: /kəʊˈlatɪtjuːd/

Definition of co-latitude in English:


The difference between a given latitude and 90°.
Example sentences
  • If your co-latitude plus the declination of the star is greater than zero, then it will rise above your horizon at least sometime during the year.
  • Thus the co-latitude of 52 is 90-52 = 38 degrees.
  • The greatest departures are for beams lying near the limit of our co-latitude range.
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