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Re: Locationg celestial objects (using Astro::Coords, if need be)

by eddor1614 (Beadle)
on Oct 28, 2012 at 23:04 UTC ( #1001295=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Locationg celestial objects (using Astro::Coords, if need be)

Hi
According to the Astro::Telescope manual:

Latitudes and longitudes must be given in radians, altitude and distance in metres, and the parallax constants in units of Earth radii.

are you using decimal degrees?
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Re^2: Locationg celestial objects (using Astro::Coords, if need be)
by schweini (Friar) on Oct 30, 2012 at 04:07 UTC
    Duh! Duh! Duh! You were exactly right! I converted my degrees into radians, and now the script spits out the exact same values as the ones i can see in Stellarium! Thanks!

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