By Oliver Montenbruck
The calculation of tangible positions of stars, the solar and the celestial our bodies of the sunlight process is a prerequisite of winning functional paintings in astronomy. this article provides the required historical past of round astronomy and celestial mechanics from the practitioner's perspective, and collates all of the formulae and numerical values had to calculate exact ephemerides. The transparent constitution of the ebook permits effortless use of the cloth in computing device courses. scholars, academics and amateurs in astronomy will locate the e-book a useful reference of their day-by-day paintings, lectures or lab classes.
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