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Simple Sexigesimal to Decimal Coordinate Converter

Below is a simple tool that can be used to convert sexigesimal RA/Dec coordinates to decimal values. Note that for Swift sub-arcsecond accuracy is not necessary. This is because Swift's slew accuracy combined with its instrument's pixel size and PSF makes providing coordinates at greater than arc-second accuracy unneccesary.

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RA & Dec Conversion from HH:MM:SS to Degrees
 RA:   Hours Minutes Seconds 
 DEC: Degrees Arcmin Arcsec

Swift Mission Operations Center

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State College, PA 16801
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Swift MOC Team Leads

Mission Director: John Nousek
Science Operations: Jamie Kennea
Flight Operations: Mark Hilliard
UVOT: Michael Siegel
XRT: Jamie Kennea