Software Systems for Astronomy

Software Systems for Astronomy

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This book covers the use and development of software for astronomy. It describes the control systems used to point the telescope and operate its cameras and spectrographs, as well as the web-based tools used to plan those observations. In addition, the book also covers the analysis and archiving of astronomical data once it has been acquired. Readers will learn about existing software tools and packages, develop their own software tools, and analyze real data sets.As above, the air-mass is 1.0 when the elevation is 90 and 2.0 when the elevation is 30. Give the general equation in terms of sin and or cos for air-mass as a function of elevation. 2. Use the result of ... An arcsecond is a small fraction of a degree; a sixtieth of a sixtieth (i.e., 3, 600 arcseconds per degree). ... We will return to this example in more detail in the section titled a€œOffset Guide Star Planninga€ below.

Title:Software Systems for Astronomy
Author: Albert R. Conrad
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-10-10

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