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By Duffett-Smith P., Zwart J.

Now in its fourth variation, this extremely popular ebook is perfect should you desire to resolve a number of sensible and leisure difficulties in astronomy utilizing a systematic calculator or spreadsheet. up-to-date and prolonged, this new version indicates you ways to take advantage of spreadsheets to foretell, with larger accuracy, sunlight and lunar eclipses, the positions of the planets, and the days of dawn and sundown. compatible for all over the world use, this guide covers orbits, differences and normal celestial phenomena, and is key for a person desirous to make astronomical calculations for themselves. With transparent, easy-to-follow directions to be used with a pocket calculator, proven along labored examples, it may be loved by means of an individual attracted to astronomy, and should be a useful gizmo for software program writers and scholars learning introductory astronomy. High-precision spreadsheet equipment for higher accuracy can be found at www.cambridge.org/practicalastronomy

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