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Practical Astronomy with your Calculator or Spreadsheet, 4 edition
Название: Practical Astronomy with your Calculator or Spreadsheet, 4 edition Автор: Peter Duffett-Smith, Jonathan Zwart Год: 2011 Издательство: Cambridge University Press Формат: PDF Размер: 20 Mb Страниц: 238 ISBN: 0521146542 Язык: Английский Now in its fourth edition, this highly regarded book is ideal for those who wish to solve a variety of practical and recreational problems in astronomy using a scientific calculator or spreadsheet. Updated and extended, this new edition shows you how to use spreadsheets to predict, with greater accuracy, solar and lunar eclipses, the positions of the planets, and the times of sunrise and sunset. Suitable for worldwide use, this handbook covers orbits, transformations and general celestial phenomena, and is essential for anyone wanting to make astronomical calculations for themselves. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions for use with a pocket calculator, shown alongside worked examples, it can be enjoyed by anyone interested in astronomy, and will be a useful tool for software writers and students studying introductory astronomy.