Plotting the UCAC3 Catalog Using SAOimage and imucac3

[USNO-B1.0] [HST GSC] [USNO-A2.0] [USNO-A1.0] [2MASS PSC] [USNO-SA1.0] [USNO-SB1.0] [labelled] [unlabelled] [no stars]

image with UCAC3

This SAOimage display shows the alignment of USNO-B1.0 Stars with a test image with a world coordinate system. immatch can be run to list matches between UCAC3 stars and sources found in the image. The command used was

saoucac3 test.fts -zoom 0.5 -histeq
where saoucac3 is
saoimage -reg `imucac3 -r 10 $1` -wcscom sucac3_-ha_%s $*
Clicking the w key on the star closest to the center returns the following:
sucac3 WCSTools 3.8.0, 13 November 2009, Doug Mink SAO  Find closest star
     ucac3 16:15:56.228 +31:24:23.98 J2000 r= +00:15:00.0 at epoch 2000.0000
Number       RA2000       Dec2000       MagB   MagR   MagI   MagJ   MagH   MagK   MagM   MagA nim ncat  Arcsec
243.117004 16:15:52.975 +31:25:15.50   15.76  14.78  14.27  13.72  13.29  13.23  15.14  15.07   2    2   66.25

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