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What Is The Grid?

Description of what the grid on the star map means

The grid is the equatorial coordinates: Right-Ascension and Declination on the celestial sphere ... A bit like latitude longitude on land.

But don't take our word for it, have a look at the link below and let someone else describe it better;

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equatorial_coordinate_system

Hope this helps!

x Night Sky Team

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