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Astronomical Formulae for Calculators, 4th Ed. [By Meeus]

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Title: Astronomical Formulae for Calculators, 4th Edition - Enlarged and Revised
Author(s): Jean Meeus, Foreword Roger Sinnott
Other Info: 6.0" by 7.0", 201 pages, Softbound, 0.6 lb item wt.

Since its first European printing in 1979, Astronomical Formulae for Calculators has met with world-wide acceptance among those looking for Astronomical algorithms.

While originally written for the programmable scientific calculator, many persons have found it a helpful aid to writing programs for microcomputers. Subjects covered are:

Julian Day and Calendar Date
Date of Easter
Ephemeris Time and Universal Time
Geocentric Rectangular Coordinates of an Observer
Sidereal Time at Greenwich
Transformation of Coordinates
Angular Separation
Conjunction Between Two Planets
Bodies in Straight Line
Smallest Circle Containing Three Celestial Bodies
Position Angle of the Moon's Bright Limb
Precession; Nutation
Apparent Place of a Star
Reduction of Ecliptical Elements From One Equinox to Another
Solar Coordinates
Rectangular Coordinates of the Sun
Equinoxes and Solstices
Equation of Time
Equation of Kepler
Elements of the Planetary Orbits
Planets: Principal Perturbations
Elliptic Motion
Parabolic Motion
Planets in Perihelion and Aphelion
Passages Through the Nodes
Correction for Parallax
Position of the Moon
Illuminated Fraction of the Moon's Disk
Phases of the Moon
Illuminated Fraction of the Disk of a Planet
Central Meridian of Jupiter
Positions of the Satellites of Jupiter
Semidiameters of Sun, Moon and Planets
Stellar Magnitudes
Binary Stars
Linear Regression and Correlation.


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