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The Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac

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By: P Kenneth Seidelmann(Editor)
The Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac
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  • The Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac ISBN: 9781891389450 Edition: 2 Paperback Jun 2006 Out of Print #163049
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About this book

Finally astronomers can access the Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac in paperback form. This well-schooled text provides a detailed description of how to perform practical astronomy or spherical astronomy. An authoritative source on astronomical phenomena and calendars, this 2006 text contains the same material as the 1992 hardback but now has the ease-of-use of a paperback and a reduced price.

Contents

- Introduction to Positional Astronomy
- Time
- Celestial Reference Systems
- Terrestrial Coordinates and the Rotation of the Earth
- Orbital Ephemerides of the Sun, Moon, and Planets
- Orbital Ephemerides of Rings and Satellites
- Physical Ephemerides of the Sun, Moon, Planets, and Satellites
- Eclipses of the Sun and Moon
- Astronomical Phenomena
- Stars and Stellar Systems
- Computational Techniques
- Calendars
- Historical Information
- Related Publications
- Reference Data

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