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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Most of the formulae for converting coordinates jeean one system to another, precession, planetary abberations, calendars, and similar, which do not change much over time, are perfectly accurate and useful. 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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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I read this book as a precursor to Meeus’ treatise on “Astronomical Algorithms”. Mike Price marked it as to-read Mar 21, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get to Know Us. Astronomy on the Personal Computer.

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Nimra Butt marked it as to-read May 16, 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 Pluto at all. Gaspare Bontempi mreus it as to-read Jan 20, 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.


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Michael rated it it was ok Oct 13, The sections jump around a lot without much of a centralized theme outside of space, which is the entire point of the book, so don’t plan to use this as anything more than a reference material for random space problems. Textbook on Spherical Astronomy Paperback.

Iqbal Nahri marked it as to-read Oct 24, If you do any work in simulations that involve astrodynamics you’ll see this book come up over and over again in the reference sections of websites and white papers. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.