Usage of refraction

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Computes the refraction angle in arc seconds for the specified elevation and weather, using the formulae of Ulich (1981) and Brussaard & Watson (1995). More advanced formulae (from CSV-2934) may be added soon.

Usage:

au.refraction(elevationDegrees, pressure=563, temperature=273, RH=20)
  • temperature: in Kelvin
  • pressure: in mbar
  • RH: Relative Humidity: in percent

Example:

CASA <3>: au.refraction(30)
  Out[3]: 57.551410480194477

-- ToddHunter - 2013-10-01

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