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Convert minute (astronomy) to degree
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Definition and details for minute (astronomy):
Minute (′ or m) is also a unit of angular measure used in astronomy. Astronomers divide the equator into 24 hours instead of 360 degrees and measure the right ascension in unit of time. This makes 1 minute of right ascension equal to 15 arcminutes.
Definition and details for degree:
Degree (deg) unit was introduced by the Greek geometer Hipparchus of Nicaea (ca. 180-ca. 125 BC), who developed the first trigonometric tables. This is the standard unit of angle measure, equal to 1/360 circle, 60 minutes, 3600 seconds.

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