NEO Planner V4.6  -  No Go Areas  -  Explanations

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Within the picture, click on the zone that you want to be explained: (not in all browsers available)

These settings are the fourth step in getting NEO Planner up and running.    

Here you define the NO GO Area of Neo Planner.
In preparation for an observation session, so far you manually spend some of the time picking out the observable objects and weighing which objects are really suitable.
With the help of the settings made here, the objects are preselected analogous to the manual entries on the MPC homepage and the ephemeris are determined.
NEO Planner only selects non-numbered NEOs and all observable comets.
When loading or saving Object Selection, the associated current result of the CGI-query at the MPC is displayed due to the preset settings on the right in the window.

Plausibility checks or actions are usually only carried out after leaving the cursor in the input field.

IAU Observatory Code::

The active observatory is displayed

Limit of declination eastward +/-xx or +no:

There is currently no calculation, please enter + no

Limit of declination westward +/-xx or +no:

For telescopes with fork mounts that can easily cross the Meridian, please enter + no.
For telescopes with German mounts, please enter the declination up to which it is possible to cross the meridian.
In the northern hemisphere with a + sign, in the southern hemisphere with a - sign.

The object must be exposed...

Buffer time in R.A. Hours before the meridian transit, so that there is enough time to photograph the object before the meridian transit.
When displaying the transit time in the Revise Window, this hourly value is subtracted from the transit time of the object.





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