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- (degree) To a detectable degree, sufficient to be observed.
As the planet orbits the star, it causes a wobble in the star's motion, which can be detected as a small but observably large Doppler effect.
- (manner) In an observable manner.
From the point of view of earth-based observatories, the effect of the planet's orbit around the star is that the star observably wobbles.
- (modal) Indicates that the proposition can be verified by observation.
Observably, the star wobbles.