Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac

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This well-schooled text provides a detailed description of how to perform practical astronomy or spherical astronomy. It is an authoritative source on astronomical phenomena and calendars.
 

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Cálculo de la precesión de los equinocios pag 117

Contents

INTRODUCTION TO POSITIONAL ASTRONOMY
1
TIME
39
CELESTIAL REFERENCE SYSTEMS
95
4
165
TERRESTRIAL COORDINATES
199
6
272
ORBITAL EPHEMERIDES
279
3
290
ASTRONOMICAL PHENOMENA
475
STARS AND STELLAR SYSTEMS
505
COMPUTATIONAL TECHNIQUES
541
CALENDARS
575
4
606
HISTORICAL INFORMATION
609
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
667
REFERENCE DATA
693

ORBITAL EPHEMERIDES AND RINGS OF SATELLITES
325
PHYSICAL EPHEMERIDES OF THE SUN MOON PLANETS
383
ECLIPSES OF THE SUN AND MOON
421
GLOSSARY
721
INDEX
741
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Edited by P. Kenneth Seidelmann U.S. Naval Observatory

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