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Im reviewing sidereal time systems, so given a right ascention and declination, I need to calculate what time an object is at its highest point in the sky (ie when it crosses the meridian?) How do I do this calculation?

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Im reviewing sidereal time systems, so given a right ascention and declination, I need to calculate what time an object is at its highest point in the sky (ie when it crosses the meridian?) How do I do this calculation?

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http://www.astro.uu.nl/~strous/AA/en/reken/zonpositie.html

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