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Astronomy on the Personal Computer

Montenbruck, Oliver and Pfleger, Thomas (2000) Astronomy on the Personal Computer. Springer Verlag. 300 S. ISBN 3-540-67221-4.

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Abstract

stronomy on the Personal Computer provides the reader with a thorough introduction to the computation of celestial mechanics, which is of particular significance to astronomical observation. Covering everything from astronomical and computational theory to the construction of rapid and accurate applications programs, this book supplies the necessary knowledge and software solutions for determining and predicting the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, minor planets and comets, solar eclipses, stellar occultations by the Moon, phases of the Moon and much more. This completely revised edition makes use of the widely implemented programming language C++, and individual applications may be efficiently realized through the use of a powerful module library. The accompanying CD-ROM contains, in addition to the complete, fully documented and commented source codes, the executable programs for use with the Windows 98/2000/XP and LINUX operating systems.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/21427/
Document Type:Book
Additional Information: 4th completely rev. ed. 2000; corr. 3rd printing, 2005
Title:Astronomy on the Personal Computer
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Montenbruck, OliverUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Pfleger, ThomasUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:2000
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Number of Pages:300
Publisher:Springer Verlag
ISBN:3-540-67221-4
Status:Published
Keywords:celestial mechanics, computational astronomy, solar system
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W - no assignment
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W - no assignment
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - no assignment (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Space Operations and Astronaut Training
Deposited By: Montenbruck, Dr.rer.nat.hab. Oliver
Deposited On:16 Jan 2006
Last Modified:27 Apr 2009 04:55

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