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Subject: Re: [boost] Regarding BOOST.Astronomy
From: Ruchika Joshi (ruchikajoshi266_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-03-29 16:30:24

On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 2:01 AM sarthak2007 via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> Am I considering it right that similar to image.hpp I have to create one
> file
> for binary table and one for ascii table to store the data?

It depends on how you chose to implement the scheme to store the data.

> In this I have
> to use the fact that in ascii table the data values will be ascii
> characters
> and in binary table the data value will be a byte(i.e. 8 bits) and both
> will
> have their data array as two-dimensional.

Binary data does not always need to be of 8 bits

For the astronomical coordinate conversion part I am considering
> Horizontal-Equatorial,Ecliptical-Equatorial, Equatorial-Galactic
> conversions
> using different transforms. Is there something more that need to be done
> and
> am I considering it in the right way?

You are considering it right but there are lot more classes(whole hierarchy
of coordinate systems) that need an update for Boost.Units.

Thank you,
Ruchika Joshi

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