Sidereal in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Sidereal

relating to distant stars, planets, or constellations

Examples of Sidereal in a sentence

The scientist’s calculations were based on sidereal time, which was related to the earth’s rotation around fixed planets.  🔊

A sidereal astrologist pandered the crowd, trying to convince skeptics that the events of their lives were related to the positions of distant stars.  🔊

Because the Earth’s sidereal day represents the time taken by the earth to rotate on its axis relative to the stars, it is four minutes shorter than the solar day.  🔊

Each sidereal year is measured by looking at the position of the sun relative to the stars.  🔊

Western astrology is based on topical measurements while Hindu fortune-telling uses a sidereal chart based on other fixed stars.  🔊

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