Equatorial coordinate systems used by telescopes. Only used with telescope interface versions 2 and 3

Namespace: ASCOM.DeviceInterface
Assembly: ASCOM.DeviceInterfaces (in ASCOM.DeviceInterfaces.dll) Version: (


public enum EquatorialCoordinateType
Visual Basic
Public Enumeration EquatorialCoordinateType
Visual C++
public enum class EquatorialCoordinateType


Member nameValueDescription
equOther0 Custom or unknown equinox and/or reference frame.
equLocalTopocentric1 Local topocentric; this is the most common for amateur telescopes.
equJ20002 J2000 equator/equinox, ICRS reference frame.
equJ20503 J2050 equator/equinox, ICRS reference frame.
equB19504 B1950 equinox, FK4 reference frame.

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