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RE: FITS celestial coordinate keywords.
Bill Pence writes:
> The local OGIP FITS Panel has been attempting to invent some multi-mission
> FITS keywords to represent the celestial position of astronomical data
> sets. The following keywords have been proposed; any comments,
> complaints, or suggestions about this choice of keyword names are
> RA_OBJ / position of the object specified by the OBJECT keyword (degrees)
> DEC_OBJ /
> RA_NOM / nominal pointed position of the observation (degrees)
>...[other proposed keywords]
How would these conventions be used together with the Workd
Coordinates projection conventions, (e. g. RA---TAN)?
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