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    Re: Algorithm for star ephemerides?
    From: John Simmonds
    Date: 2001 Apr 17, 4:13 AM

    Get your hands on a copy of 'Astronomical Formulae for Calculators' by Jean
    Meeus. Excellent book and has it just about all
    John
    
    At 21:10 16/04/2001 -0700, Yves Arrouye wrote:
    >Thanks Bill. I already had a calculation for GHA Aries, which is why I was
    >asking for the SHA of stars. How long is the Almanac's data valid for?
    >Even w/o it, it seems to me that at this point, if I could get my hands on
    >some FK5 catalog data, I would be in business after looking at the NOVAS
    >code. But all my searches on FK5 don't get me what I want :( Damn Internet
    >;-). So I keep looking...
    >
    >Another dumb question: how do I get from the name of a star to its # in a
    >catalog like the one Ed Falk mentions?
    >
    >Thanks,
    >YA
    

       
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