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.
With the Sun in the centre. Our Solar System is heliocentric.
theory that the sun is in the center of the solar system.
with reference to, or pertaining to, the centre of the Sun.
having the sun as the center
the belief that the sun, not the Earth, was the center of the universe. Copernicus is credited for garnering wide-spread support for this belief
Charts using the perspective of the Sun as the center. Earth appears in these charts, instead of the Sun, The further a planet is from the Sun the less its geocentric position varies from its heliocentric one. The inner planets (Mercury and Venus) can vary by as much as 180°.
having the Sun as the centre
Baker, Astronomy writes "The heliocentric view, dating formally from the time of Copernicus, establishes the solar system on an approximately correct basis." That is, the Sun is the center of the solar system, around which the Earth and other planets revolve.
Heliocentric means the Sun at the centre. The Heliocentric co-ordinate system gives planet positions as viewed from the centre of the Sun.
Heliocentric is just like the scientific way, the planets revolve around the sun.
Having the Sun as a center, such as a heliocentric solar system. IMPACT CRATERS Craters which are the result of a collision between a large body, such as a planet or satellite, and a smaller body such as an asteroid or meteorite.
With the Sun at the center.
Centered on the Sun.
A Heliocentric system is one in which a sun is at the center.
"Sun-centred", or from the viewpoint of the Sun. Modern Western astrology is generally Geocentric ("Earth-centred", from the viewpoint of the Earth). Planetary positions appear different from the heliocentric viewpoint. See Copernican System.
Centred on the Sun.