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Old August 25 2013, 06:43 PM   #9
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Re: Star Trek Maps (1980)

For what it's worth, although the coordinates/positionings for real stars in ST Maps seem to have been based on real-life data, our estimates of stellar distances back in 1980 were a lot less accurate than they are today, after the HIPPARCOS and other surveys. So a lot of the star placements from STM are just plain wrong.
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