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12.1: Coordinates

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  • Coordinates are sets of numbers that describe position --- position along a line, on a surface, or in space. Latitude and longitude, or declination and right ascension, are systems of coordinates on the surface of a sphere --- on the globe of the Earth or the globe of the heavens.

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