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    Re: historical star coordinates
    From: John Huth
    Date: 2012 Oct 23, 06:43 -0400
    Greg - 

    Alas, it looks like it doesn't change back that far.   It still has Polaris at around 89 degrees declination.   In 1000 AD I'm pretty sure it's something like 6 degrees off that.

    John

    On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 8:45 PM, Greg Rudzinski <gregrudzinski---.com> wrote:

    John,

    I went to CalSky and punched in 1000 AD for Deep - Sky then placed the cursor on the desired star to get RA and DEC. This might work for you.

    http://www.calsky.com/cs.cgi?

    Greg Rudzinski

    [NavList] historical star coordinates
    From: John H
    Date: 22 Oct 2012 19:21

    Does anyone know of a location that gives you star coordinates back some distance in time? In particular I'm interested in 1000 AD, but also 1600 BC to present.

    I suppose I could chug through a formula of the precession of the equinoxes, but I was hoping that there is a handy website where you punch in your date, and get decl. and RA for major stars.

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