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Pole

A unit of area equivalent to 1/320th of one square mile.
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The data jumps above 10 [micro]as and changes in trend below 10 [micro]as/a are detectable in celestial pole offset with accuracy better than 10 [micro]as and 16 [micro]as/a.
Perhaps a transition from the obsolete pole star Thuban to the upstart Kochab, located on the opposite side of the celestial pole, might provide an explanation for this phenomenon.
Amplitudes of additional excitations due to GMJ, whose values were estimated to yield the best fit to observed celestial pole offsets, are given in Table 4.
The correction to the celestial pole itself, which Arabs did not use, was one-half that figure, the radius of the orbit.
All FCN models are constructed based on the analysis of the celestial pole offset (CPO) time series obtained from very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) observations of extragalactic radio sources.
Because of its unique position very close to the north celestial pole, Polaris has attracted more attention over the years than other stars of comparable brightness.
Well, actually, I have seen the future positions of the north celestial pole (on a map in Guy Ottewell's Astronomical Companion) and those positions are in Cepheus.
Better agreement with Very Long-base Interferometry (VLBI)-based celestial pole offsets (CPO) was achieved for the atmospheric/oceanic data from U.
EQUATORIAL MOUNTS ARE ALIGNED WITH THE CELESTIAL POLE AND ROTATE IN THE DIRECTION OF THE SKY.
Since it's circumpolar, 22[degrees] from the north celestial pole, you can follow it all the way through its rise to its predicted maximum next June.
The star chart below can be used for checking the limiting magnitude around the south celestial pole with the naked eye.
P], and the angle, which characterizes irregularity of the Earth's proper rotation, ERA, and finally, two components of the celestial pole offset, dX, dY, which denote the observed corrections to the adopted precession-nutation model (Capitaine at al.