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Re: OT: Celestial maps

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Saturday, January 12, 2008, 3:28
Negative = BCE, or just negative years CE?  Not that I imagine the
one-year difference has much impact on the sky's configuration. :)

On 1/11/08, Paul Schleitwiler, FCM <pjschleitwilerfcm@...> wrote:
> Go here and you can put in the > location from which you want the sky map. > "To make a sky map, enter the latitude and longitude of your observing > site in the boxes below (be sure to check the correct "North/South" > and "East/West" settings) and press the "Make Sky Map" button below > the form. Your Sky will deliver a map showing the sky above the > location you specified at the current time. On that reply page you can > enter different dates and times, observing locations, display options, > and orbital elements of asteroids and comets you wish to track. If you > don't know your latitude and longitude, you can specify them by > selecting a nearby city." > Where it says 'universal time' under the map, you can put in a > negative number for BCE, then click update. > You also have choices of horizon and telescope views. > Gott segnt sie immer, alle Wege, > Paul > > On Jan 11, 2008 5:18 PM, caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...> > wrote: > > Anent maps & globes. Does anyone know of a site that will give the > > star positions of the past? I've been to two or three but they only go > > back two or three millennia B.C.E. I'd like to see what the night sky > > looked like even longer ago than that. > > Thanks. > > Charlie >
-- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


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