for calculators. Front Cover. Jean Meeus. Volkssterrenwacht Urania, – Astronomy – pages QR code for Astronomical formulae for calculators. Author: Jean H. Meeus. Publication: · Book. Astronomical Formulae for Calculators. 4th. Willmann-Bell, Incorporated © ISBN Book. Astronomical Formulae For Calculators has 15 ratings and 1 review. Ric said: I read this book as a precursor to Meeus’ treatise on Astronomical Algorith.
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It is interesting to see how the details have changed during the intervening years between publications, especially with respect to the latter’s adoption of the J This book was a best-seller when it was first published because it was almost the only one source that could help amateurs to unveil the hidden misteries of ephemerides computing.
Pages with related products. Otherwise, the text is packed full of practical details on the computation of planetary and lunar positions, calendar and time problems, and various miscellaneous good-to-know methods, like interpolation and curve fitting. Jo added it Apr 12, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
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Practical Astronomy with your Calculator or Spreadsheet. This book is very well written and does away with any really heavy math.
Brandon Barclay rated it really liked it Jul 21, Dave rated it really liked it May 16, Textbook on Spherical Astronomy Paperback. Abilio Delgado added it Jun 23, Most of the formulae for converting coordinates from one system to another, precession, planetary abberations, calendars, and similar, which do not change much over time, are calcu,ators accurate and useful.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Gaspare Bontempi marked it as to-read Jan 20, Read more Read less. Trivia About Astronomical Form The truncation is severe enough that the positions produced by the formulae are only good to a few arcseconds accuracy, worse for the outer planets, and he gives no orbit for Fornulae at all.
Lee Corbin added it Mar 10, Learn calcuoators about Amazon Prime. The code is overall of good quality and Marc Buma is currently reading it Jan 24, Get to Know Us. Books by Jean Meeus.
Ahmed Alansari rated it really liked it Jan 16, Showing of 9 reviews. The code is overall of good quality and the book clearly explains the algorithms. I believe the Astronomical Algorithms book meesu intended to replace this one with more information and more efficient algorithms, however, this book was still very good.
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Amar Araar rated it really liked it Oct 01, The lunar model is, I think, Brown’s of the same time frame. Share your calcluators with other customers. Return to Book Page. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The planetary orbital models he gives are the older theories of Newcomb, Leverrier, and Gaillot of about a century ago, truncated to keep them short enough for publication, and to fit into the memories of those programmable calculators.
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If you can affordf it go for the version of “Astronomical Algorithms”.