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    Re: Ecliptic coordinates of stars
    From: Philip Lange
    Date: 2015 Mar 29, 23:38 -0400
     Stellarium gives this information on Arcturus:

    Arcturus (α Boo - 16 Boo) - HIP 69673 A
    Type: double star
    Magnitude: 0.15 (extincted to: 0.34)
    Absolute Magnitude: -0.11
    Color Index (B-V): 0.82
    RA/Dec (J2000.0): 14h15m38.63s/+19°10'23.1"
    RA/Dec (J2015.2): 14h16m21.56s/+19°06'10.5"
    Hour angle/DE: 20h40m7.95s/+19°06'42.6" (apparent)
    Az/Alt: +96°11'08.2"/+43°18'19.8" (apparent)
    Ecliptic longitude/latitude (J2000.0): +204°14'00.1"/+30°43'33.8"
    Ecliptic longitude/latitude (J2015.2): +204°26'50.2"/+30°43'30.9"
    Galactic longitude/latitude: +15°01'17.5"/+69°06'39.1"
    Distance: 36.71 ly
    Spectral Type: K2IIIp
    Parallax: 0.08885"

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    On 03/29/2015 09:01 PM, Alexander Sachs wrote:

    Would anybody know where I can find the ecliptic coordinates of the 57 stars used in celestial navigation to at least 6 significant figures. I am using these coordinates to calculate the SHA and declination of these stars.

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