#376 HJD conversion for file-based formats

Enhancement
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nobody
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8
2016-04-30
2013-05-15
David Benn
No

We currently handle HJD conversion for additive loads for this scenario:

  1. AID load then...
  2. Additive file (AAVSO upload format or ASAS) load.

What about additive loads of file-based formats only where one or more of which are HJD based? Either the RA/Dec must be requested via dialog or obtained from one of the files. CSS has RA/Dec info, but it seems to differ per observation (!). ASAS has RA/Dec info also, but it differs per dataset. So, one can't just say: based upon the AID data I loaded, now that I am loading an ASAS/CSS file, I can apply the same RA/Dec to all AID observations for HJD conversion purposes.

How to solve this in a general way?

As part of this, AID additive load should be possible. The current approach should work once this is enabled.

Discussion

  • David Benn

    David Benn - 2013-12-29

    Re: the RA/Dec dialog to be implemented when StarInfo object has null RA and Dec values:

    1. The RA/Dec dialog will be called in Mediator.convertObsToHJD() when RA/Dec null. It should accept H|D:M:S.n or H|D.n

    2. Observation retriever classes should specialise the base getStarInfo() method to add RA and Dec if known.

     
  • David Benn

    David Benn - 2014-07-17

    Added RA and Dec dialogs for non-AID loads in 2.16.2

     
  • David Benn

    David Benn - 2016-04-26
    • Priority: 7 --> 8
     

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