Re: [nbos] Astro sector generator feedback
Lazarou Monkey Terror
Sat Dec 19th, 2009
I would be very interested to hear if anyone has created such a converter!

On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 6:52 AM, Antony Farrell <skaran-at-bordernet.com.au>wrote:

> I think ChView from Solstation will do the trick. I have used it to convert
> from x,y,z to RA and the reverse. It is also free. It does not contain all
> of the most recent stars but has a large number. I wonder if anyone has
> done
> a converter to allow these files to be entered into AS?
>
> Antony
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> On Behalf Of Terry FitzSimons
> Sent: Saturday, 19 December 2009 7:22 AM
> To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> Subject: Re: [nbos] Astro sector generator feedback
>
> I had started it awhile back but gave up after the third search led to no
> identifiable star.
>
> I was using the kepner_1000lyr_stars.csv and getting the exosolar planets
> data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_extrasolar_planets and
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unconfirmed_exoplanets to be done
> next
> and with http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_extrasolar_planet_extremes
> planned on being done last.
>
> The problem that I have is with star named WASP 1, WASP 18, XO3, ect. For
> me to enter them, I need to convert the RA and Dec to something in X,Y,Z.
> Could someone make a converter? Or point me to one that doesn't need a
> thick instruction manual.
>
> I don't have a problem with finding the BD, CPD, CoD, HD, HIP, they are all
> in the csv and I can find them once in a while in the stars "Other
> designations" box, but even then it has holes as HIP 7513 isn't listed.
>
> But its going to be a while before I get time to figure out how to do the
> rest.
>
> Terry
>
> On Sat, 12 Dec 2009 04:06:05 +0000, <axldm-at-hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >Hello all,
> >
> > ... Snip
> >
> >2) Not really a generator question, but I don't suppose anyone has input
> all known exoplanet data into a real stars dataset..? A bit like painting
> the Forth Bridge as new data are always coming through, but it would be
> quite satisfying to have!
> >
> >Marchand
> >
> --
>
> Terry FitzSimons
> fitzsimons-at-mintel.net
>
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