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Re: OT: Celestial maps

From:Paul Schleitwiler, FCM <pjschleitwilerfcm@...>
Date:Saturday, January 12, 2008, 0:08
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,

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@...>