The Astronomical Almanac (2016-2020)

A Comprehensive Guide to Night Sky Events

Author: Richard J. Bartlett

Publisher: CreateSpace

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Page: 488

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Designed for astronomers worldwide, the almanac provides details of thousands of astronomical events from 2016 through to the end of 2020. Written by a former freelance writer for Astronomy magazine, the guide includes almost daily data and information on the Moon and planets, as well as Pluto, Ceres, Pallas, Juno and Vesta: * The phases of the Moon * Conjunctions between the Moon, planets and asteroids (including angular separation for conjunctions involving the planets and asteroids.) * Lunar and Solar eclipses * Annual summaries of when to observe the planets and asteroids * Annual summaries of notable close planetary conjunctions * Peak dates for the major meteor showers with moon phase * Dates of perihelion, aphelion, perigee and apogee for the planets and asteroids * Inferior and Superior conjunction for Mercury and Venus * Greatest Eastern and Western elongation for Mercury and Venus * Opposition and solar conjunction dates for the outer planets and asteroids * Apparent diameter changes for the planets * Magnitude changes for the planets and asteroids * Constellation changes for the Sun, planets and asteroids * Dates of the equinoxes and solstices Whether you're an expert astronomer or a casual star gazer, the almanac is the essential guide for observers everywhere. (The first edition, detailing 2015-2019, has been downloaded nearly 6,000 times and has sold hundreds of paperback copies. It was ranked #1 in Free Kindle Astronomy books, #3 in Paid Kindle Astronomy books and within the Top 50 of ALL Free Kindle Books.)

Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2017 and Its Companion, the Astronomical Almanac Online

Author: The Stationery Office

Publisher: Government Printing Office

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Category: Reference

Page: 622

View: 243

Prepared jointly with Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office, United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. Designed in consultation with other astronomers of many countries. Provides current, accurate astronomical data for use in the making and reduction of observations and for general purposes. The Astronomical Almanac Online extends the printed version by providing data best presented in machine-readable form. Online data are provided for several years. Contains data for astronomy, space sciences, geodesy, surveying, navigation, and other applications. Also used for navigation by air and water. The Astronomical Almanac is a joint publication of the U.S. Nautical Almanac Office, United States Naval Observatory (USNO), in the United States and Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office (HMNAO), United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), in the United Kingdom. This annual publication contains precise ephemerides of the Sun, Moon, planets, and satellites, data for eclipses and other astronomical phenomena for a given year, and serves as a world-wide standard for such information."

Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2013 and Its Companion, the Astronomical Almanac Online

Author: U.s. Nautical Almanac Office

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 612

View: 525

Prepared jointly with Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office, United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. Designed in consultation with other astronomers of many countries. Provides current, accurate astronomical data for use in the making and reduction of observations and for general purposes. The Astronomical Almanac Online extends the printed version by providing data best presented in machine-readable form. Online data are provided for several years. Contains data for astronomy, space sciences, geodesy, surveying, navigation, and other applications.

Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2016 and Its Companion, the Astronomical Almanac Online

Author: The Stationery Office

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page:

View: 655

Prepared jointly with Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office, United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. Designed in consultation with other astronomers of many countries. Provides current, accurate astronomical data for use in the making and reduction of observations and for general purposes. The Astronomical Almanac Online extends the printed version by providing data best presented in machine-readable form. Online data are provided for several years. Contains data for astronomy, space sciences, geodesy, surveying, navigation, and other applications.

Astronomical Phenomena for the Year 2019

Author: Defense Dept., Navy, Nautical Almanac Office

Publisher: Government Printing Office

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Category: Science

Page: 91

View: 100

This small, useful booklet contains general interest material preprinted from The Astronomical Almanac. It is published jointly by the U.S. Naval Observatory and Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office two years in advance of its date. It includes such things as: • dates for Solar equinoxes, solstices, phases of the Moon • eclipse maps • dates for various planetary phenomena • visibility and magnitudes of the planets • dates for some religious and civil holidays • chronological eras and cycles • the equation of time and declination of the Sun • sunrise/set, moonrise/set times • the position of Polaris. ITEM AVAILABLE DATE 11/14/16. Related products: Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook 2014 can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/050-012-00517-6?ctid=127 Navigation by Air collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-navigation-guides/navigation-air Almanacs & Navigation Guides is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-navigation-guides Other products produced by the United States Navy, Naval Observatory (USNO) can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/927