Re: (IAAC) position angle
You could check out:
for some pointers.
At 15:07 6/8/00 -0500, you wrote:
>I observed 2 galaxies last night that were
>oriented north east to south west. Megastar
>listed both of them with a p.a. of about 35
>degrees. I assume the p.a. means position
>angle. Am I right? How do you determine the
>position angle of a galaxy? I see this
>terminology frequently when reading the reports
>of experienced observers and would be interested
>to learn more about it.
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