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.help skycoor Mar2001 WCSTools
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NAME
skycoor -- Convert coordinates
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USAGE
skycoor [-bdgjv] [-n ndec] ra1 dec1 sys1 ... ran decn sysn
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skycoor [-vbjg] [-n ndec] @listfile
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DESCRIPTION
.I skycoor
converts coordinates between the J2000, B1950, and galactic coordinate
systems, rounding to a specified number of decimal places and printing
in degrees or hh:mm:ss.sss dd:mm:ss.sss.  Input coordinates may also
be in either format, and the system (J2000, B1950, or galactic) may
be in upper or lower case.  No spaces are allowed within  the individual
coordinates
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ARGUMENTS
.ls -b
B1950 (FK4) output
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.ls -d
RA and Dec output in degrees
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.ls -g
Galactic longitude and latitude output
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.ls -j
J2000 (FK5) output
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.ls -n <num>
Number of decimal places in output RA seconds
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.ls -v
Print more intermediate information
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WEB PAGE
http://tdc-www.harvard.edu/software/wcstools/skycoor.html
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AUTHOR
Doug Mink, SAO (dmink@cfa.harvard.edu)
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