Share this entry

Share this page

ephemeris

Saltos de línea: ephem|eris
Pronunciación: /ɪˈfɛm(ə)rɪs
 
, -ˈfiːm-/

Definición de ephemeris en inglés:

sustantivo (plural ephemerides /ˌɛfɪˈmɛrɪdiːz/)

Astronomy & Astrology
A table or data file giving the calculated positions of a celestial object at regular intervals throughout a period: you can compute an ephemeris for any comet that is discovered and plot an accurate finder chart
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Timing an occultation to a fraction of a second allows the observed location to be referenced against the predicted position from the computed ephemeris, perhaps leading to an update.
  • It's not commonly realised that there is a strong notional element in some of the times so confidently listed in the ephemeris, as will become clear if you compare the times given for aspects of the major planets in different ephemerides.
  • Global networks of tracking stations produce the observations that make generation of the precise ephemerides possible.

Origen

early 16th century: from Latin, from Greek ephēmeros 'lasting only a day'.

Words that rhyme with ephemeris

ambassadress

Definición de ephemeris en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día odium
Pronunciación: ˈəʊdɪəm
noun
widespread hatred or disgust for someone…