By Oliver Montenbruck
The calculation of tangible positions of stars, the sunlight and the celestial our bodies of the sunlight method is a prerequisite of profitable sensible paintings in astronomy. this article provides the required history of round astronomy and celestial mechanics from the practitioner's viewpoint, and collates the entire formulae and numerical values had to calculate exact ephemerides. The transparent constitution of the publication permits effortless use of the cloth in laptop courses. scholars, teachers and amateurs in astronomy will locate the ebook a useful reference of their day-by-day paintings, lectures or lab classes.
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