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The error in an interferometer
system arising from the assumption that the directions of the wave fronts
incident at two antennas of a baseline are
parallel, whereby the equiphase path is a cone.
Mathematically, the equiphase path is a hyperbola.
This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use