[ATM] Converting ALT and AZ to RA and DEC
thomas at moiler.com
Mon Dec 3 08:58:40 JST 2007
You might try asking on the Scopedrive yahoo group... They deal with this
sort of thing just to make their scopes do their biding.
From: atm-bounces at atmlist.net [mailto:atm-bounces at atmlist.net] On Behalf Of
Sent: Sunday, 2 December 2007 11:14 PM
Subject: [ATM] Converting ALT and AZ to RA and DEC
I have programmed my telescope computer to convert RA and DEC to ALT and
AZ for controlling the axes of my dob telescope. However, when manually
slewing the telescope I often find interesting objects that I would
like to track. What I need now are the reverse equations for RA and DEC
of the new found object as a function of ALT and AZ derived from the
Can anyone point me an appropriate reference?
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