Modern Star Charts

Figure B.1. The sky in the equatorial system of coordinates: Note the ecliptic, a sinusoid crossing the celestial equator at 0h, going north, and at 12h, going south. The equinox of 2000.0 is shown, along with the (a, 5) grid. The labels are Bayer designations for naked-eye stars and shortened Latin names for the constellations. The north and south ecliptic poles (NEP, SEP) are also indicated. Produced by E.F. Milone with Red-Shift software.

Figure B.2. The northern (a) and southern (b) polar regions of nations for naked-eye stars and shortened Latin names for the the equatorial system, equinox 2000.0: The poles mark 90° north constellations. Produced by E.F. Milone with RedShift software. and south declination, respectively. The labels are Bayer desig-

Figure B.2. Continued.

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