Astronomical calculation

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Hello to all of you,

my question is:how to calculate the star or planet position in night sky? give me a methemetical formula....
 

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If you are able to program in python, there's an excellent library called astropy that can be used to give the position of an astronomical object at any time at any place on Earth, in all the common coordinate systems. If you're not familiar with how stars are located in the sky, I suggest you look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celestial_coordinate_system and https://dept.astro.lsa.umich.edu/ugactivities/Labs/coords/index.html
thankx for giving information, i will read it,
 
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you give me a link to download a astropy...
 

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There is information for downloading it on the website I linked to (http://www.astropy.org/)
 
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thank you
 

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