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Definition 1: the angular distance along the celestial equator from the observer's meridian to the hour circle of a given celestial body - [noun denoting location]

(hour angle is a kind of ...) the property created by the space between two objects or points

Definition 2: (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing; the right ascension for an observer at a particular location and time of day - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for hour angle in the sense of this definition

(hour angle is a kind of ...) the angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer

"he recorded angular distances between the stars"

(hour angle belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

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