Re: [skymap] Re: venus and mercury V-magnitude
- Quoting pucksblues <pukka@...>:
>Interesting article - thanks!
> --- In email@example.com, "Geniet" <lists.victor.reijs@...> wrote:
>> Hello Chris,
>> Perhaps you are already using these magnitude formula for mercury
>> and venus, in that case, just 'delete' it:
>> All the best,
> That's great
> and it is very useful too ;)!
> Thanks..., little genius!
SkyMap uses the "standard" IAU magnitude formulae for Mercury and
Venus. These are known to be rather inaccurate at low phase, but they
are the "standard" ones which everybody uses, hence they will be the
same values given by publications such as the "Astronomical Almanac".