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The right ascension, RA, of the star Betelgeuze a supergiant in the constellation Orion, is 05h 55m 10s .

a) If Betelgeuze’s Hour Angle, HA, is +3h 11m 00s what is the Local Sidereal Time, LST?

b) If the Local Sidereal Time is 4h 10m 00s what is the Hour Angle of Betelgeuze?

c) From which direction did Betelgeuze rise? In which direction will Betelgeuze set?

d) Search the web to find Betelgeuze’s declination, decl.

e) Give the name of the coordinate system for which “declination” is defined.

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