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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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.

One person found this helpful. Lee Corbin added it Mar 10, Christopher Berardi rated it liked it Dec 24, 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. Books by Jean Meeus. Pages with related products. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.


In the decades after this book, the new computer-calculated planetary theories of JPL and the Forrmulae de Paris were released, and Meeus moved on to his newer book, “Astronomical Algorithms”. What other items do customers buy after viewing calculaators item? Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Lists with This Book. The code is overall of good quality and the book clearly explains the algorithms.

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Adam marked it as to-read Jan tor, It is interesting to see how the details have changed during mreus intervening years between publications, especially with respect to the latter’s adoption of the J Be the first to ask a question about Astronomical Formulae For Calculators.

I believe the Astronomical Algorithms book is intended to replace this one with more information and more efficient algorithms, however, this book was still jezn good.

Both books cover pretty much the same ground although this book is oriented specifically to using calculators. Jo added it Apr 12, Write a customer review. Lukman Lukman rated it it was ok Nov 02, No trivia or quizzes yet. The lunar model is, I think, Brown’s of the same time frame. This is a plus for those who are still learning the math and the programming skills necessary to solve astronomy problems, because Meeus spends some effort making sure the reader is aware of common beginner’s mistakes.


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Ahmed Alansari rated it really liked it Jan 16, I read this book as a precursor astfonomical Meeus’ treatise on “Astronomical Algorithms”. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Barry rated it it was amazing Nov 26, The author is very well known amongst astronomers and is referenced in many scientific journals. It includes all in “Astronomical Formulae For Calculators” and more.

Practical Astronomy with merus Calculator Paperback. Aleksandr marked it as to-read Aug 01, Get to Know Us. Henri added it May 16, You could fprmulae this book’s algorithms useful if you want a fast calculation and you don’t need high precision.

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