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    Re: Angular Distance Between Stars
    From: David Fleming
    Date: 2012 Sep 14, 10:40 -0700

    I would like to give a more exact answer to this question.

    Given a great circle distance calculator. ( Law of Cosine sight reduction)

    1) for each star and your DR calculate Hc and Zn using GC distance calculation

    2) get refraction from Hc and correct the Hc.

    3) use both stars corrected Hc and their Zns and using GC distance calculator
    obtain angular distance between stars.


    Off topic, Frank, but could you explain how to get java source code, or pointer in that direction?

    Dave Fleming
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