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Project Description
A basic library for simple astronomical calculations and conversions.

It is the first component of an astronomical planning application which itself will be incorporated into an automated telescope project.

This release includes the following:-

Coordinates to decimal degrees
Right ascension minutes and seconds to decimal right ascension
Declination degree, minutes and seconds to decimal declination
Degrees minutes and seconds to decimal degrees
Julian date from System.DateTime
Calculate azimuth of object from right ascension, date and time and location
Hours minutes and seconds to decimal hours
Decimal hours to hours minutes seconds
Universal Time to decimal Greenwich sidereal time
Axial Precession

The project is written in F# and all current calculations are taken from 'Practical Astronomy with your Calculator' by Duffet Smith.
Other calculations will be added in due course.

Last edited May 10, 2011 at 11:47 AM by capgpilk, version 6