He`li*o*cen"tric (?), He`li*o*cen"tric"al (?), a. [Helio- + centric, centrical: cf. F. h'eliocentrique.] Astron.

pertaining to the sun's center, or appearing to be seen from it; having, or relating to, the sun as a center; -- opposed to geocentrical.

Heliocentric parallax. See under Parallax. -- Heliocentric place, latitude, longitude, etc. (of a heavenly body), the direction, latitude, longitude, etc., of the body as viewed from the sun.


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