Tag Archives: star and planet observations

Rising and Setting Times of Stars.

It is very useful to be able to calculate the times at which the principal stars and constellations will rise in the east.  It is also helpful to be able to predict the approximate position of the star or constellation … Continue reading

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Planning Star and Planet Observations

I have been asked about using ABC tables to calculate azimuth and altitude when planning star and planet observations.  Unlike the Sun and the Moon which are easily identified, the approximate positions of stars and planets need to be established … Continue reading

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