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Roemer delay

(timing differences in observed phenomenon due to Earth's position)

A Roemer delay is a delay in the occurrence of a transient as observed from Earth, due to a greater distance between Earth and the phenomenon, in turn, due to the Earth's position in its orbit.


(astronomy)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ole_Romer
http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/R/Roemer+Delay

Referenced by pages:
pulsar timing array (PTA)
terrestrial time (TT)

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