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The Astronomical Mapping Program (AMP)
Author(s): Barry N. Rappaport
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Paper Abstract

One of the major problems in dealing with the plotting of astronomical data is the accurate projection onto a two-dimensional surface of data based on a spherical coordinate system. AMP has solved this problem by using three map different projections - Mercator, Lambert conformal and polar stereographic.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 October 1986
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0627, Instrumentation in Astronomy VI, (13 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.968153
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Barry N. Rappaport, New Mexico State University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0627:
Instrumentation in Astronomy VI
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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