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Brady Yoon
2005-Apr-03, 12:36 AM
I would really appreciate it if someone could find me a site that tells you what the celestial coordinates of constellations were. Thanks.

A Thousand Pardons
2005-Apr-03, 12:57 PM
The IAU has a constellation guide (http://stardate.org/nightsky/constellations/), is that what you are looking for?

2005-Apr-03, 01:59 PM
I would really appreciate it if someone could find me a site that tells you what the celestial coordinates of constellations were. Thanks.

Your best bet is to use any of the planetarium programs that allow turning on constellation boundries.

Skymap Lite at
http://www.skymap.com/
is inexpensive and would do the trick.

Edited: OK, I found
http://cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/Cat?VI/49
which is the description of a catalog giving what you asked about.

The files can be accessed via FTP and an index of what's available is at
http://vizier.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/ftp-index?VI/49

Uncompressed data files are at
http://vizier.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/ftp-index?/ftp/cats/VI/49/bound_18.dat
and
http://vizier.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/ftp-index?/ftp/cats/VI/49/bound_20.dat