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Coordinates query, positional

  1. Jan 22, 2009 #1
    Hi folks,

    Have a query that should be simple were it not for my lack of positional understanding - if I have a location for an object, say a star, in a celestial coordinate system (equatorial coordinates is my partciular interest) - what are the transforms to a geographic system? Obviously with the Earths rotation a single celestial coordinate will correspond to many geographic coordinates unique to a particular, known, position here on Earth - I'm not bothered about calculating during which time the object will be above the horizon.


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