Plotting the USNO-SA2.0 Catalog Using SAOimage and imusa2

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image with USNO-SA2.0

This SAOimage display shows the alignment of USNO-SA2.0 Stars with a test image with a world coordinate system. immatch can be run to list matches between USNO-SA2.0 stars and sources found in the image. The command used was

saousa2 test.fts
where saousa2 is
saoimage -reg `imusa2 -r 10 $1` -wcscom susa2_-ha_%s $*
Clicking the w key on the fainter star next to the star closest to the center returns the following:
susa2 2.5, 8 December 1998, Doug Mink SAO  Find closest star
USNO SA2 number RAJ2000       DecJ2000   MagB  MagR Plate  Arcsec
1575.00498740 09:55:20.637 +69:00:16.81  19.0  18.2   38      1.65

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