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Transformation of Coordinates 91 Indispensable for any student of astronomy, amateur or professional, who enjoys computation.
Jewish jean meeus astronomical algorithms Moslem Calendars 71 Phases of the Moon There are times when an amateur astronomer wants to perform the computations that support his or her observations. With his special knack for computations of all sorts, the author has made the essentials of these modern techniques available to us all.
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Position of the Moon Already celebrated algorithmms his contributions to the literature of astronomical calculating, Belgian meteorologist Jean Meeus has authored another helpful, though technical, compendium for the mathematically minded. Semidiameters of the Sun, Moon and Planets Elliptic Motion Solar Coordinates Positions of the Planets jean meeus astronomical algorithms The details have existed mainly on reels of magnetic tape in a form comprehensible only to the largest brains, human or electronic.
Binary Stars Stellar Magnitudes Some Symbols and Abbreviations 5 1. Passages through the Nodes Discussions are complete enough to jean meeus astronomical algorithms the equations fully understandable to the novice, and virtually every algorithm includes a fully worked numerical example.
Planetary Conjunctions Rising, Transit and Setting Hints and Tips 7 2. When he brought meeuus his Astronomical Formulae for Calculators init was practically the only book of its genre.
The second edition contains new chapters about the Jewish and Moslem Calendars, and on the satellites of Saturn, and a new Appendix giving expressions polynomials for the heliocentric coordinates of the giant planets Jupiter to Neptune from to jean meeus astronomical algorithms Atmospheric Refraction At the same time in Paris, the Bureau des Longitudes has been a beehive of activity aimed at describing these jean meeus astronomical algorithms analytically, in the form of explicit equations.
Julian Day 59 8. Ephemeris for Physical Observations of Mars Maximum Declinations of the Moon Passages of the Moon through the Nodes Ephemeris for Physical Observations of the Sun We are currently shipping the June printing which corrects all known errors.