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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John added it Oct 27, Themis rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. 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.

Showing of 9 reviews. No trivia or quizzes yet. Michael rated it it was ok Oct 13, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Return to Book Page. If you can affordf it go for the version of “Astronomical Algorithms”.

Aleksandr marked it as to-read Aug 01, It includes all in “Astronomical Formulae For Calculators” and more. Trivia About Astronomical Form Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Bo Nilsson marked it as to-read Jul 19, 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. Shiva Sankaramanchi marked it as to-read Jan 13, The sections jump around a lot without much of a centralized theme outside of space, which is the entire point of the book, so don’t plan to use this as anything more than a reference material for random space problems.


Astronomica, book is very well written and does away with any really heavy math. Juan marked it as to-read Dec 31, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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The code is overall of good quality and the book clearly explains the algorithms. Henri added it May 16, Oualid Hadj Azzam marked it as to-read Jan 09, I read this book as a precursor to Meeus’ treatise on “Astronomical Algorithms”. Amar Araar rated it really liked it Oct 01, 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.

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 calcultors of ephemerides computing.

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Marc Buma is currently reading it Jan 24, Mike Price marked it as to-read Mar 21, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Karim Inas marked it as to-read Feb 01, The author is very well known amongst astronomers and is referenced in many scientific journals.


What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Astronomical Algorithm in 9 Common Programming Languages. Astronomy on the Personal Computer. I believe the Astronomical Algorithms book is intended to replace this one with more information and more efficient algorithms, however, this book was still very good.

Astronomy on the Personal Computer Hardcover. 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.

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