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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 The text alone is helpful meesu understanding how the theories of celestial mechanics are applied in practice.
Discussions are complete enough to make the equations fully understandable to the astrohomical, and virtually every algorithm includes a fully worked numerical example.
Equation of Kepler Atmospheric Refraction Perigee and Apogee of the Jean meeus astronomical algorithms The Ring of Saturn In the field of celestial calculations, Jean Meeus has enjoyed wide acclaim and respect since long before microcomputers apgorithms pocket calculators appeared on the market. Jean meeus astronomical algorithms 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.
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. We are currently shipping the June uean which corrects all known errors.
Date of Easter 67 9. Equinoxes and Solstices Binary Stars jean meeus astronomical algorithms Already celebrated for his contributions to the literature of astronomical calculating, Belgian meteorologist Jean Meeus has authored another helpful, though technical, compendium for the mathematically minded.
Near-Parabolic Motion Astronomical Algorithms is the reference to have for this. The details have existed mainly on reels of magnetic tape in jean meeus astronomical algorithms form comprehensible only to the largest brains, human or electronic.
Indispensable for any student of astronomy, amateur or professional, who enjoys computation.
But Astronomical Algorithms changes all that. Apparent Place of a Star Julian Day 59 8. Parabolic Motion Equation of Time Positions of the Satellites of Saturn Jean meeus astronomical algorithms until now the fruits of this exciting work have remained mostly out of reach of ordinary people.
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With his special knack for computations of all sorts, the author has made the essentials of these modern techniques available to us all. Maximum Declinations of the Moon Dynamical Time and Universal Jean meeus astronomical algorithms 77 Planets in Perihelion and Aphelion This is a very handy reference, well worth owning, even if you never have to perform a specific calculation.
Phases of the Moon Positions of the Planets Passages of the Moon through the Nodes Hints and Tips 7 2. Nutation and the Obliquity of the Ecliptic Transformation of Coordinates 91 And now this Belgian astronomer has outdone jean meeus astronomical algorithms yet again with Astronomical Algorithms!
Rectangular Coordinates of the Sun