[AZ-Observing] Re: Polaris Transit

  • From: "William R Wood" <w.wood@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2007 08:40:01 -0700


Here is what SkyMapPro10 says for Polaris when I checked just now.  If I 
change the date/time of the map, the transit time changes as well.

Position information for 02 Mar 2007 8:30:46 AM
      JD: 2454162.14637
      Apparent RA: 02h 38m 45.39s
      Apparent Dec: +89° 18' 06.7"
      Constellation: Ursa Minor
      Altitude: +33° 17' 58"
      Azimuth: 0° 43' 57"
      Hour angle: 16h 5m 14s
      Transit: 16h 24m 13s
      Comments: The star is circumpolar and never rises or sets


Bill Wood

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