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Re: VizieR co-ord input!!!
John and all,
Well VisieR does have a box to check that your input is in decimal degrees
and I checked that box and it gave back stars in decimal degrees. It just
did not give back this particular one. It has also worked in the past this
way for me, giving an obvious match.
At 11:41 AM 6/8/02 +0000, you wrote:
>Just remembered, if you input co-ords into vizier in any other format
>other than hh mm ss +/-dd mm ss it interprets it as a catalogue based
>title/name, so if you typed in the decimal degrees it'll have done that
>and found no such type of catalogue entry.
>(Either that or read it as hh mm and made declination 0 degrees coz it
>thought you hadn't input it).
>I can't remember whether this is absolutely true or whether you can tell
>it you are using decimal degrees by putting a d or deg after the
>numbers, but I think you are pretty much stuck with hh mm ss dd mm ss
>SIMBAD and aladin the same.