[time-nuts] finding time astronomically.
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Jan 23 15:05:18 EST 2012
In message <4F1DBCC9.9040900 at earthlink.net>, Jim Lux writes:
>How well could you do with something like the camera in the iPhone4
>facing up. The front camera is VGA resolution.
The major trouble is actually not getting the light from the star,
but making sure your camera/telescope/transit-circle has a known
and stable geometric relationship to the planet Earth.
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