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How to Transform Between Various Astronomical Coordinate Systems?

25 Sep 2016, 14:17 UTC
How to Transform Between Various Astronomical Coordinate Systems?
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Question: How do I transform geocentric, ecliptic coordinates to heliocentric, ecliptic coordinates? — Larry
Answer: The equations that convert between various coordinate systems used in astronomy are rather complex. I could not find an online calculator for these conversions, but if you are familiar with the scripting language Python I can recommend the coordinates package in Astropy.
Jeff Mangum

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