GALEX Angle Calculator

The GALEX Angle Calculator computes the angle between a celestial position and one of a list of alternative "Reference Bodies". The angles are plotted as a function of time and during the eclipse portion of the orbit only. The list of "Reference Bodies" includes bright solar system objects which must be avoided by a specified minimum angle during GALEX observations.

Interface Control: Basic / Advanced
Labels with the symbol are required.

Coordinate System

decimal degrees DDD.DDD or sexagesimal HH MM SS.SSS

decimal degrees [+/-]DD.DDD or sexagesimal [+/-]DD MM SS.SSS
Reference Body
85° avoidance angle
25° avoidance angle
2° avoidance angle
2° avoidance angle
2° avoidance angle
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