What is RA + DE in the graphics ?

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Hi,
I just have a quick question: What does RA and DE stands for in the graphics ?

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What is RA + DE in the graphics ?

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Hi,
I just have a quick question: What does RA and DE stands for in the graphics?

right ascension and declination

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RE: Hi, I just have a quick

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Hi,
I just have a quick question: What does RA and DE stands for in the graphics ?

celestial coordinates.
They are the same as longitude and latitude, but in the sky,
they specify a position in the sky from the point ov view of earth.

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