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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Get to Know Us. Mike Price marked it as to-read Mar 21, 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. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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Lukman Lukman rated it it was ok Nov 02, Trivia About Astronomical Form Otherwise, the text is packed full of practical details on the computation of planetary and lunar positions, calendar and time problems, and various miscellaneous good-to-know methods, like interpolation and curve fitting. Elements of Solar Eclipses Themis rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.


If you know high school algebra, you’ll have no problem following Jean Meeus. Lists with This Book. The author is very well known amongst astronomers and is referenced in many scientific journals.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Marc Buma is currently reading it Jan 24, He introduces astronomjcal older Ephemeris Time system, which is easier to deal with than the new relativity-based time systems currently used by the big Almanacs.

The formulaes in this book can provide planetary positions between and with acceptable accuracy. Share your thoughts with other customers.

The code is overall of good quality and Pages with related products. 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. Oct 09, Ric Morte rated it really liked it. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Showing of 9 reviews.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The book was written before the era of the personal computer, when a common person only had access to those luxurious HP or TI programmable calculators, and therefore you cannot expect to get highly accurate results from it because its algorithms were designed to run on those quite limited machines.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Both books cover pretty much the same ground although this book is oriented specifically to using calculators. Christopher Berardi rated it liked it Dec 24, Return to Book Page. This is a plus for those who are still learning the math and the programming skills necessary to solve astronomy problems, because Meeus jeean some effort making sure the reader is aware of common beginner’s mistakes.

If you can affordf it go for the version of “Astronomical Algorithms”. I read this book as a precursor to Meeus’ treatise on “Astronomical Algorithms”. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Iqbal Nahri marked it as to-read Oct 24, Zakaria marked it as to-read Aug 06, Customers who bought this item also bought. Shiva Sankaramanchi marked it formulqe to-read Jan 13,