Convert degrees to sexagesimal degrees and minutes

Namespace: ASCOM.Utilities.Interfaces
Assembly: ASCOM.Utilities (in ASCOM.Utilities.dll) Version: (


string DegreesToDM(
	double Degrees,
	string DegDelim,
	string MinDelim
Visual Basic
Function DegreesToDM ( _
	Degrees As Double, _
	DegDelim As String, _
	MinDelim As String _
) As String
Visual C++
String^ DegreesToDM(
	double Degrees, 
	String^ DegDelim, 
	String^ MinDelim


Type: System..::..Double
The degrees value to convert
Type: System..::..String
The delimiter string separating degrees
Type: System..::..String
The delimiter string to append to the minutes

Return Value

Sexagesimal representation of degrees input value, as degrees and minutes


If you need a leading plus sign, you must prepend it yourself. The delimiters are not restricted to single characters.

This overload is not available through COM, please use "DegreesToDM(ByVal Degrees As Double, ByVal DegDelim As String, ByVal MinDelim As String, ByVal MinDecimalDigits As Integer)" with suitable parameters to achieve this effect.

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