Geographical Position

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Geographical Position

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1. That point on the earth at which a given celestial body is in the zenith of a specified time. </dd>
The geographical position of the sun is also called the subsolar point, of the moon the sublunar point, and of a star the substellar or subastral point. </dd>
2. Any position on the earth defined by means of its geographic coordinates, either astronomical or geodetic. [[/a>|/a> ]]

References

This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use