Geocentric

Definition of Geocentric

Ge`o`cen´tric
a.1.(Astron.) Having, considering, or based on, the earth as center; as, the geocentric theory of the universe; in relation to or seen from the earth, - usually opposed to heliocentric, as seen from the sun; as, the geocentric longitude or latitude of a planet.
Geocentric latitude
of place) the angle included between the radius of the earth through the place and the plane of the equator, in distinction from geographic latitude. It is a little less than the geographic latitude.

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