fundamental star places

fundamental star places

[¦fən·də¦ment·əl ′stär ‚plās·əz]
(astronomy)
The apparent right ascensions and declinations of 1535 standard comparison stars obtained by leading observatories and published annually under the sponsorship of the International Astronomical Union.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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