Stan, Starry Night Pro Plus calculates a corroborating transit time of 16h 27m 45s. Bob -----Original Message----- From: az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Stan Gorodenski Sent: Friday, March 02, 2007 6:41 AM To: AZ-Observing Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: Polaris Transit p.s., I forgot to mention, my longitude is 112.30183 degrees. Stan Gorodenski wrote: > My sky program gives a transit time of Polaris for today, March 2, of > 16h 27m Mountain Standard Time. To check if the sky program I have is > computing this correctly, would someone be able to verify this with > the program they have? I am using Guide, ver. 8. At one time the "The > Astronomical Almanac" published Polaris transit times, but they > dropped that and in its place is the transit time of the Sun. I have > verified the Guide program is computing the transit time of the Sun > correctly, assuming the Almanac time is correct. However, unless I by > hand compute the Polaris times from the Sun times (it is easy to make > a mistake doing this), I have no way of knowing if Guide is computing > the correct value. > Stan > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list. -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.