Am 22.08.2022 um 15:36 schrieb Cousin Ricky:
> On 2022-08-21 15:15 (-4), Bald Eagle wrote:
>> MichaelJF <fri### [at] t-onlinede> wrote:
>>> Now I
>>> found a database of 120.00 stars published by the European Space Agency
>>> (Hipparcos-Catalogue). So the next experiment is to try to understand
>>> this data and to project them at my sky-sphere.
> Although I'm rather leary of the stellar distances in that catalog, that
> shouldn't make any difference for your present purpose.
>> Cousin Ricky has you covered:
> The URL in that thread is still down. In the meantime, the module is
> available at:
> There is some discussion of projection in that thread.
Many thanks to you and Bald Eagle, I was not aware of it because I
didn't look into all POV newsgroups regularly. I just downloaded the
files from github and will take a close look within the next days.
If someone is interested: The hipparcos data can be found at
For my image I need declination, right ascension and magnitude. But I
wonder about the colour index and if this can be of use.
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