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Almanac - definition(s)


(1) [GPS] In GPS, a file transmitted from a satellite to a receiver that contains information about the orbits of all satellites included in the satellite network. Receivers refer to the almanac to determine which satellite to track.

(2) [astronomy] An annual publication containing weather forecasts, information on astronomical events, and miscellaneous facts, arranged according to the calendar of a given year.

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Source: esri, 13 January 2012 14:11:19, External 

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