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:
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
> Go here http://www.fourmilab.ch/yoursky/
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,
> On Jan 11, 2008 5:18 PM, caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
> > 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