Computational spherical astronomy

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Wiley, Feb 26, 1981 - Nature - 233 pages
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Examines the data reduction for positional measurements made on stars, planets, artificial satellites by optical means. Covers the sources of the corrections, the available numerical procedures and their accuracy, and illustrates the material through the use of worked problems. A thousand-item glossary gives all the principal phrases used in astronomy.

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General Precession and Proper Motion
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Taff is an astronomical physicist and former Branch Chief of scientific operations on the Hubble Space Telescope project.

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