coordinate system

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ERRORS AFFECTING THE ASTRONOMICAL COORDINATES DETERMINATION
After selecting a star in a chosen constellation, it can be named then recorded in a register along with its astronomical coordinates.
The astronomical coordinates of 5 points were used as independent control of the results of new astronomical measurements.
While observing real time pictures of the sky from the CCD camera, the remote operator will be able to move and to direct the telescope to a star from its onboard database or to direct the telescope to specific astronomical coordinates.
Fully automated system for astronomical coordinates determination make possible to eliminate personal equation, shorten time needed to process data and make the method more reliable.
Symbolized by a crescent Moon and evening star, Islam is intertwined with astronomical phenomena: a new Moon ushers in the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, and astronomical coordinates are used to determine the direction of Mecca, where the Kaaba holds the sacred (and possibly meteoritic) Black Stone.