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Mean Solar Day

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noun

  1. time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis

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noun

  1. the average length of a solar day, used for practical timekeeping

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Google previewField Guide to the Deep Sky Objects (2013)

by Michael Inglis

The mean solar day is the time interval we are all used to, in day-to-day time- keeping. Greenwich Mean Time, GMT, is the mean solar time at the longitude of Greenwich, England, starting from midnight. It is also known (more correctly) as ...

Google previewAn Introduction to the theory and practice of plane and spherical trigonometry, and the orthographic and stereographic projections of the spheres, etc (1826)

by Thomas KEITH (Teacher of Mathematics.)

A mean solar day is a period not marked out by any observable phenomena, but an artificial intcrvgl of time. The time elapsed from the sun's leaving the meridian on any day till it returns to the same meridian the next day is called a true so 'ar ...

Google previewA Field Guide to Deep-Sky Objects (2011)

by Michael Inglis

The mean solar day is the time interval we are all used to in day-to-day timekeeping. Greenwich Mean Time, GMT, is the mean solar time at the longitude of Greenwich, England, starting from midnight. It is also known (more correctly) as ...

Google previewThe Concept of Time in Psychology (2000)

A Resource Book and Annotated Bibliography by Jon E. Roeckelein

Mean solar day is the interval between successive transits of the lower meridian by the mean sun containing 86,400 seconds of mean solar time. The term minute is defined as a unit of time equal to the 60th part of an hour and containing 60 ...

Google previewScience and Civilisation in China: Volume 3, Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and the Earth (1959)

by Joseph Needham

The mean solar day is the length of the true solar days averaged over a tropic year. The difference between mean solar time and true solar time at any instant is known as the equation of time. (c) BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES (1) The History of ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Space Technology, Revised Edition (2009)

by Joseph A. Angelo

mean solar day The duration of one rotation of Earth on its axis, with respect to the uniform motion of...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

But it will not be until we consider the actual nature of the motion by which the sun's annual apparent motion is explained, that we need inquire into the exact relation between the mean solar day and the' sidereal day.

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