The list has been arranged in order by right ascension rather than by constellation and this greatly resticts its value, since objects close together in the sky are scattered throughout many different pages of the targets list.
What does RA stand for?
RA stands for Right Ascension (astronomy)
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We have 122 other meanings of RA in our Acronym Attic
- Retribution Aura (gaming, World of Warcraft)
- Return Address (register)
- Return Air (HVAC)
- Return Authorization
- Revenue Account (UK)
- revenue analysis
- Revenue Authority (various locations)
- Review/Requiring Activity
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Right Aft
Samples in periodicals archive:
The general characteristics of v(r, t) are now known following the detailed analysis of the experiments noted above, namely its average speed, and removing the Earth orbit effect, is some 420 [+ or -] 30km/s, from direction right ascension [[alpha].