Re: TiPS Vs. Quicksat and Skymap: something's WRONG! HELP!!!

JAY RESPLER (jrespler@injersey.com)
Wed, 3 Jul 1996 02:35:28 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 2 Jul 1996, Joe Eiers wrote:

>  I don't get it.  I am using an element set I've gotten from a number
> of folks here in this group, but Quicksat and Skymap are giving me
> DIFFERENT results for TiPS.
>   If I run Quicksat, it finds the SAME passes and claims that they are
> visible.  I have had VERY good results with Quicksat in the past, so I
> am suprised that it would plot it if it wern't visible.  Yet, if I
> believe Skymap, it isn't worth looking for.
>    What am I doing wrong??

Why not observe using both predictions.  Then you can check which program 
is more accurate.   Let us know the results.


Jay Respler
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