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Definitions of parallax:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

In celestial bodies, the apparent angular shifting of a heavenly object arising from a change in our point of view; the difference between the apparent place of a heavenly object, as seen by an observer from any station, and its true position as supposed to be seen from the centre of the earth or the centre of the sun.

part of speech: noun

An apparent change in the position of an object caused by change of position in the observer: ( astr.) the difference between the apparent and real place of a celestial object.

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