AstroCenter

AstroCenter

is an option for AstroGraphics that specifies the point of the celestial sphere that should appear at the center of the map of the sky.

Details

Examples

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Basic Examples  (3)

Plot a map of the sky centered around the star Polaris:

Show a map of the current sky in the direction of your local north:

Show the Galilean moons around Jupiter on a given date:

Scope  (4)

Specify the AstroCenter value as an astro entity:

Specify the AstroCenter value as a string:

Specify the AstroCenter value using explicit coordinates in AstroPosition:

Use explicit {lon,lat} coordinates in the default spherical coordinates of the map reference frame:

This is equivalent to explicitly using the same reference frame:

Applications  (1)

Visualize the sky near sunrise, with the upper limb of the Sun touching the horizon:

Properties & Relations  (1)

AstroGraphics[AstroCentercenter,AstroRangeradius] is equivalent to AstroGraphics[center,AstroRangeradius]:

Interactive Examples  (1)

Dynamically control the center of an AstroGraphics map:

Wolfram Research (2022), AstroCenter, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AstroCenter.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2022), AstroCenter, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AstroCenter.html.

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2022. "AstroCenter." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AstroCenter.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2022). AstroCenter. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AstroCenter.html

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2023_astrocenter, author="Wolfram Research", title="{AstroCenter}", year="2022", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AstroCenter.html}", note=[Accessed: 13-April-2024 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2023_astrocenter, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={AstroCenter}, year={2022}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AstroCenter.html}, note=[Accessed: 13-April-2024 ]}