Brief review of last time

Brief review of last time - Celestial (Equatorial)...

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Brief review of last time: Celestial Coordinates The Celestial Sphere the link with terrestrial coordinate systems latitude and longitude Horizon (local) System altitude (horizon to zenith) and azimuth (East from due North) changes with time and position
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Unformatted text preview: Celestial (Equatorial) coordinate system Declination ( celestial equator to celestial pole) Right Ascension (RA) (east from vernal equinox) fixed to the stars Finding the celestial pole and equator at any longitude...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course AST AST1002 taught by Professor Emilyhoward during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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