[FoRK] Astronomy units question

Elias Sinderson elias at cse.ucsc.edu
Thu Apr 14 13:25:17 PDT 2005


Elias Sinderson wrote:

> Seconds or, more precisely, arc seconds. Degrees are divided into 60 
> arc minutes, of 60 arc seconds each.

FYI, arc minutes are denoted '... So one could note a bearing of 40 
(degrees) 30'15" if the available instruments were accurate enough.


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