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There are times when an amateur astronomer wants to perform the computations that support his or her observations.

Atmospheric Refraction Maximum Declinations of the Moon About the book Astronomical Algorithms In the field of celestial jean meeus astronomical algorithms, Jean Meeus has enjoyed wide acclaim and respect since long before microcomputers and pocket calculators appeared jean meeus astronomical algorithms the market.

At the same time in Paris, the Bureau des Longitudes has been a beehive of activity aimed at describing these motions analytically, in the form of explicit equations. Indispensable for any student of astronomy, amateur or professional, who enjoys computation.

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Ephemeris for Physical Observations of Jupiter Yet until now the fruits of this exciting work have remained mostly out of reach of ordinary people. Rising, Transit and Setting But Astronomical Algorithms changes all that.


Transformation of Coordinates 91 Elliptic Motion Position of the Moon It quickly became the “source among jean meeus astronomical algorithms even for other writers in the field.

Planets in Perihelion and Aphelion The Parallactic Mewus 97 Activation requires a response to an email that we will send to this address. Angular Separation Binary Stars Sorting Numbers 55 7.

Astronomical Algorithms is the reference to have for this. About Accuracy 15 3. The text alone is helpful for understanding how the theories of celestial mechanics are applied in practice. Jean meeus astronomical algorithms of Easter 67 9.

Passages of the Moon through the Nodes Equation jean meeus astronomical algorithms Meejs Ephemeris for Physical Observations of Mars Equation of Kepler Some Symbols and Abbreviations 5 1.

Between the Urania-ornamented covers of this book you get all kinds of time, atmospheric refraction, conjuctions, obliquity of the ecliptic, equinoxes and solstices, planetary ephemerides, lunar phases, eclipses, binary stars, and a whole lot more.

Phases of the Moon Solar Coordinates Taking advantage of new astrodynamic models, he has transformed complex techniques into a series of recipes that will permit the motivated, computerized cognoscienti to calculate just about anything they wish. Parabolic Motion Positions of the Planets Jewish jean meeus astronomical algorithms Moslem Calendars 71 Rectangular Coordinates of the Sun The Ring of Saturn When he brought out his Astronomical Formulae for Calculators init was practically the only book of its genre.


Dynamical Time and Universal Time 77 Correction for Parallax The past 10 years, however, have seen a stunning revolution in how the world’s major observatories produce their almanacs.

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Positions of the Satellites jean meeus astronomical algorithms Saturn We are currently shipping the June printing which corrects all known errors. Semidiameters of the Sun, Moon and Planets The Calculation of some Planetary Phenomena Hints and Tips 7 2. Equinoxes and Solstices Naval Observatory in Washington, D.