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Astronomy on the personal computer

by Oliver Montenbruck

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Published by Springer-Verlag in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementOliver Montenbruck and Thomas Pfleger ; translated from German by S. Dunlop.
ContributionsPfleger, Thomas.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v (255p : ill). & 1 floppy disk.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15275483M
ISBN 103540527540

Astronomy on the PC provides practical solutions to a variety of astronomical problems. The book includes both astronomical fundamentals and the technical know-how for an implementation of high-quality software. Efficient and precise computer programs help the user to calculate and predict. The computer programs provided in this text cover topics of interest in spherical astronomy and celestial mechanics. The book starts with basic co-ordinate transformations and progresses to more advanced methods for the prediction of precise planetary positions, solar eclipses, and stellar occultations. The introductions to orbit determination and 2/5(1).

Astronomy on the Personal Computer by Oliver Montenbruck, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Book Abstract: How to predict and calculate the positions of stars, planets, the sun, the moon, and satellites using a personal computer and high school mathematics. Our knowledge of the universe is expanding rapidly, as space probes launched decades ago begin to send information back to earth.

Astronomy on the Personal Computer / Edition 4 available in Hardcover. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 05/11/ Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Astronomy on the Personal Computer / Edition 4. Publish your book with B&N. Learn : $ Astronomy on the Personal Computer (Book): Montenbruck, Oliver: A thorough introduction to the computation of celestial mechanics, covering everything from astronomical and computational theory to the construction of rapid and accurate applications programs. The book supplies the necessary knowledge and software solutions for determining and predicting positions of the Sun, Moon, planets.


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Covering everything from astronomical and computational theory to the construction of rapid and accurate applications programs, this book supplies the /5(2). The first edition of this very successful book was a winner of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific's "Astronomy Book of the Year" award in The popularity of the book's programs is based on the ease with which the amateur astronomer can perform calculations on a personal computer/5(5).

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With the subroutines in this book, the amateur astronomer can have more time to concentrate on the heavens and leave the earthly work of astronomical computations to the computer.

Each of the subroutines appears in a separate chapter.