planet: 8 - Neptune
  satellites: N2-Nereid   :7
total number: 7
        type: absolute
       dates: 1949-1949
 observatory: 711 - McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis

   Harris D., and Van Biesbroeck G. (1949)
   Positions and preliminary orbit of Nereid, Neptune's second satellite.
   Astronomical Journal. V. 54. P. 197-198. 

         relative to: absolute
     reference frame: astrometric
     centre of frame: topocentre
    epoch of equinox: 1949.0
          time scale: UTC 
           reduction: Yale Catalogue
         coordinates: absolute
    diff. refraction: no information
            receptor: photographic
           telescope: Reflector, D = 82 inch
           observers: Harris D., Van Biesbroeck G.
 data included in standard data file: no

         The satellite position refer to the system of the Yale Catalogue. 
         The comparison with the GC shows the small difference 
         Yale minus GC +0.002 s and -0.16'' wich was neglected. 

  1. Number of satellite (N sat), 2 - Nereid
  2. Year   of the moment of observation
  3. Month  of the moment of observation
  4. Day    of the moment of observation with decimals
  5. Hour   of right ascension (alpha, h)
  6. Minute of right ascension (alpha, m)
  7. Second of right ascension (alpha, s)
  8. Degree of declination (delta, deg)
  9. Minute of declination (delta, '  )
 10. Second of declination (delta, '' )

 N  Year      UT         alpha         delta
sat.  month day
       with decimals     h  m  s      deg   '  ''