ISS Tracking

When using a Tracking Software to view an object such as the ISS, would I be correct in saying that if the object is in the Northern Hemisphere then the Lattitude data would have a + sign?

Also, If the object is in the Northern Hemisphere would the Declination data still have a + sign?

I am using Orbitron at the moment and when tracking the ISS the data for Lattitude shows a + when in the Northern Hemisphere but the Declination data shows a - sign.

I thought that anything above 0 degrees (ie, Northern Hemisphere) showed a + and anything below 0 degrees (ie, Southern Hemisphere) showed a - sign irrespective of whether it was Lattitude or Declination.

Am I understanding this data incorrectly?

Thanks.

Amm1UK – Fri, 2006 – 03 – 03 17:03

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