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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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This book is very well written and does away with any really heavy math. Brandon Barclay rated it really liked it Jul 21, Michael rated it it was ok Oct 13, English Choose a language for shopping. Astronomy on the Personal Computer. The book is by no means new, but the algorithms and methods are still good. John added it Oct 27, In the decades after this book, calcilators new computer-calculated planetary theories of JPL and the Observatoire de Paris were released, and Meeus moved on to his newer book, “Astronomical Algorithms”.

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Write a ca,culators review. Jo added it Apr 12, Most of the formulae for converting coordinates from one system to another, precession, planetary abberations, calendars, and similar, which do not change much over time, are perfectly accurate and useful. Najjary marked it as to-read May 20, Books by Jean Meeus.

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John Komdat added it Jan 12, Textbook on Spherical Astronomy Paperback. Abdullah Mohamed marked it as to-read Jan 02, It includes all in “Astronomical Formulae For Calculators” and more. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. 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.


Astronomical Formulae For Calculators by Jean Meeus

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I read this book as a precursor to Meeus’ treatise on “Astronomical Algorithms”. Trivia About Astronomical Form The lunar model is, I think, Brown’s of the same time frame. Andrea Gianopoulos added it May 10, I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This is Meeus’ older book, originally written in the days when programmable calculators were the most sophisticated computing machines available to the general public, the mid-to-late s.

If you can affordf it go for the version of “Astronomical Algorithms”. The formulaes in this book can provide planetary positions between and with acceptable accuracy. The code is overall of good quality and Return to Book Page. Share your thoughts with other customers. Christopher Berardi rated it liked it Dec 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.