Re: [nbos] Star Chart Base Data Release.
Nyrath the nearly wise
Mon Jun 13th, 2011
On 6/13/2011 2:59 PM, Robert Graham wrote:
> This is from memory Dalton, I can't find the original Excel database which
> had a lot of the original calculation data..
> But it is
> x = Distance * cos(RA) * Cose(Dec)
> y = Distance * sin(Dec)
> z = Dist * Cos(Dec) * Sin(RA)
> where distance = r in the table.. from memory.. It's been a while and I did
> it from a set of books etc I've been trying to find my old excel file.

The full equations are here

there are a couple of star catalogs here
Nbossoftware mailing list

Copyright © 2003-2007, NBOS Software. All rights reserved. 'Fractal Mapper', 'ScreenMonkey', 'Character Sketcher', 'Inspiration Pad', 'Fractal World Explorer', 'Goblin API', 'AstroSynthesis' are trademarks of NBOS Software. 'Dwarven Beserker' art by V. Shane.
Member contributed resources