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About Accuracy 15 3. Near-Parabolic Motion Position of the Moon Curve Fitting 35 5.

Angular Separation Ephemeris for Physical Observations of the Moon Jewish and Moslem Calendars 71 When he brought out his Astronomical Formulae for Calculators init was practically the only book of its genre. Solar Coordinates Equation of Astronomical algorithms by jean meeus Astronomical Algorithms is the reference to have for this.

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Discussions are complete enough to make the equations fully understandable to the novice, and virtually every algorithm includes a fully worked numerical example. Binary Stars Astronomical algorithms by jean meeus Magnitudes Elements of the Planetary Orbits Maximum Declinations of the Moon The Calculation of some Planetary Phenomena This is a very handy reference, well worth owning, even if you never have to perform a specific calculation. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.

Julian Day 59 8. Equation of Kepler Date of Easter 67 9.

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Positions of the Planets At the same time in Paris, the Bureau des Longitudes has been a beehive of activity aimed astronomical algorithms by jean meeus describing these motions analytically, in the form of explicit equations.

Equinoxes and Solstices Illuminated Fraction of the Disk and Magnitude of a Planet Perigee and Apogee of the Moon And now this Algorithmss astronomer has outdone himself yet again with Astronomical Algorithms! Sidereal Time at Greenwich 87