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    Re: star-to-star distances
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 Sep 30, 15:15 -0400

    On Sep 30, 2004, at 2:33 PM, Alexandre Eremenko wrote:
    > On Thu, 30 Sep 2004, Brooke Clarke wrote:
    >> One way to determine star to star angles is with either Starry Night
    >> Pro
    >> or TheSky.
    > Are these commercial programs?
    > (I always prefer shareware when possible:-)
    > I am using a script I made myself, on a laptop,
    > the only disadvantage is
    > that I have to input the almanach data manually.
    > (I don't know whether I can generate my own almanach
    > as Frank Reed did; I am not a professional programmer)
    Jean Meeus' book, "Astronomical Algorithms" should enable you to
    program almanac data easily in a spreadsheet.  George Huxtable and
    other notables on this list swear by it.

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