Define the terms "Right Ascension" and "Declination"

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Define the terms "Right Ascension" and "Declination" and give their units of measurement.

Mar 6th, 2015

declination  is one of the two angles that locate a point on the celestial sphere in the equatorial coodinate system. unit of measurement is degree


Right ascension (symbol α) is the angular distance measured eastward along the celestial equator from the Vemal equinox to the hour circle of the point in question. unit of measurement is radian

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