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Re: [vsx-dis] MKTypes.dat

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  • Christopher Watson
    Hello James and all, It s been seven months since Patrick so rapidly forwarded to me the SQL batch file that would make all of these position corrections. My
    Message 1 of 6 , Jan 9, 2008
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      Hello James and all,

      It's been seven months since Patrick so rapidly forwarded to me the
      SQL batch file that would make all of these position corrections. My
      apologies to everyone on letting this slip past me. But the
      corrections have now been imported.

      -Christopher

      On Jun 3, 2007 12:55 PM, Patrick Wils <patrickwils@...> wrote:
      > Yes, it seems I lost a decimal in RA. I'll correct this.
      >
      >
      > Patrick
      >
      > --- James Bedient <jbedient@...> wrote:
      >
      > > When Skiff's MKTypes.dat file info was input to VSX, some of the
      > > positions, which were used to override the existing positions, were
      > > put in incorrectly.
      > >
      > > Example:
      > >
      > > VSX J084716.7-471324
      > >
      > > Position I gave: 08 47 16.77 -47 13 24.6
      > > Position in Skiff's file: 08 47 16.77 -47 13 24.6
      > > (No shock, same source, UCAC2)
      > >
      > > Position in VSX, attributed to Skiff: 08 47 16.70 -47 13 24.6
      > >
      > > The ones I've looked at have all had the last decimal place of RA
      > > changed to 0.
      > >
      > > OK, it's only 0.07" of RA, but the correct numbers are the correct
      > > numbers.
      > >
      > > Jim
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