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 for Heliocentric place
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Heliocentric \He`li*o*cen"tric\
     (h[=e]`l[i^]*[-o]*s[e^]n"tr[i^]k), Heliocentrical
  \He`li*o*cen"tric"al\ (h[=e]`l[i^]*[-o]*s[e^]n"tr[i^]*kal), a.
     [Helio- + centric, centrical: cf. F. h['e]liocentrique.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

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