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Re: Catalog Conversion Utility

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Posted by Steve VanDevender on January 3, 2001 19:54:09 UTC

I tried posting this earlier, but it doesn't seem to have shown up.

I've written some programs to convert the publicly-available PPM and Hipparcos/Tycho-2 catalog data into XEphem 3.4 xe2 catalogs. This is somewhat different (and probably much more resource-intensive) than Johnathan Senning's xe-to-xe2 converter. However, you can also adapt this to convert other catalog data into xe2 format, or generate customized catalogs.

You can check it out at:

http://hexadecimal.uoregon.edu/xephemcatalogs/

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