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11.3.1: Parallaxes of the Comparison Stars

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    Unless you are unlucky enough to choose as one of your comparison stars Proxima Centauri (whose parallax is much less than an arcsecond), the parallaxes of the comparison stars are not normally something that the asteroid astrometrist has to worry about.


    11.3.1: Parallaxes of the Comparison Stars is shared under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Jeremy Tatum via source content that was edited to conform to the style and standards of the LibreTexts platform; a detailed edit history is available upon request.