NOVAS2COM.Aberration Method
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NOVAS2COMAberration Method

Corrects position vector for aberration of light.

Namespace:  ASCOM.Astrometry.NOVAS
Assembly:  ASCOM.Astrometry (in ASCOM.Astrometry.dll) Version: 6.0.0.0 (6.4.0.2624)
Syntax
public short Aberration(
	double[] pos,
	double[] vel,
	double lighttime,
	ref double[] pos2
)

Parameters

pos
Type: SystemDouble
Position vector, referred to origin at center of mass of the Earth, components in AU.
vel
Type: SystemDouble
Velocity vector of center of mass of the Earth, referred to origin at solar system barycenter, components in AU/day.
lighttime
Type: SystemDouble
Light time from body to Earth in days.
pos2
Type: SystemDouble
OUT: Position vector, referred to origin at center of mass of the Earth, corrected for aberration, components in AU

Return Value

Type: Int16
0...Everything OK.
Remarks
Algorithm includes relativistic terms.
See Also