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Re: Julian Day Numbers

"J.D. Smith" <jdsmith@astro.cornell.edu> writes:

> I see no reason to malign the IDL version of julday.  This is a pretty
> simple calculation.  Perhaps we should concentrate our frustrations on
> meatier IDL shortcomings.  We could burn a z-buffer in effigy.

I dislike julday because it doesn't allow fractional days.  I rarely
have my data with hh:mm:ss.  Also it doesn't support vector arguments.
My main point was that there are other Julian-day calculators to
choose from.

On your second point, I don't know my Z-buffer from my A-hole. :-)


Craig B. Markwardt, Ph.D.         EMAIL:    craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu
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