[amsat-florida] Re: AMSAT Passes

Dick Jansson-rr rjansson at cfl.rr.com
Tue May 27 12:39:37 PDT 2008


Sure! Positive longitude values are in the Eastern Hemisphere and negative
values are in the Western Hemisphere! You can also make Florida (83°W) a
longitude of 277° (E) and come out with the same as -83°

Dick Jansson, KD1K
kd1k at amsat.org 
kd1k at arrl.net 


-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-florida-bounces at amsat.org
[mailto:amsat-florida-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of William Young
Sent: Tuesday, 27 May, 2008 18.44
To: amsat-florida at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-florida] AMSAT Passes

Using the Passes search feature on the AMSAT site, are correct results
obtained by using a negative sign in front of longitude numbers, or by
leaving the negative sign off ?
   
  I get different calculations for each way.
   
  Thanks !
   
  Bill
   

       
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