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Re: Telescopes & Satellites



At 07:49 PM 3/30/2001 -0600, Mahlon Haunschild wrote:
>TheSky's coordinate system is in terms of right ascention and
>declination, so no joy there.

Are you sure about that?

http://www.bisque.com/Products/TheSky/StandardFeatures.asp
indicates that TheSky can display artificial satellites from standard
two-line elements. It can also point a telescope at an object. Given
that, I would be surprised if it couldn't point a telescope at a satellite.

73  -Paul
kb5mu@amsat.org

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