Celestial Coordinates

Celestial Coordinates - o Example 1 The NCP dec = 90 o R.A...

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Celestial Coordinates declination (dec) : just like latitude right ascension (R.A.) : measured East from vernal equinox Celestial Coordinates declination (dec) : just like latitude right ascension (R.A.) : measured East from vernal equinox R.A. of vernal equinox = 0h 0m; dec = 0
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Unformatted text preview: o Example 1: The NCP ! dec = 90 o ! R.A. = ?? Example 2: Vega ! dec = +38 o 44’ (+=N) ! R.A. = 18h 32m 30s Example 3: Sun (on March 21) ! dec = 0 o 0’ ! R.A. = 0h 0m Example 3: Sun (on Dec 21) ! dec = -23 o 37’ (- = S) ! R.A. = 18h 0m...
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Celestial Coordinates - o Example 1 The NCP dec = 90 o R.A...

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