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#1 karstenkoch

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 09:21 AM

I've been playing around with using Wolfram Alpha in support of my observing sessions. Here's an example of a WA query. This one creates a list of carbon stars with associated visual magnitude and color index:

http://www.wolframal...ude color index

I've even managed to get this list into Star Safari via some processing in Microsoft Word and Excel. Anyone else out there using WA to create observing lists? Let's see some of your queries!






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