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Astronomical Phenomena for the Year 2019

Title:
Astronomical Phenomena for the Year 2019
Format:
Paperback
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Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
008-054-00250-1
ISBN:
9780160934780
Description

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.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Perihelion Passages of Comets...........3

Seasons, Moon Phases, Eclipses................4

Occultations, Perigee and Apogee of the Moon..................5

Geocentric and Heliocentric Planetary Phenomena....................6

Visibility of the Planets.....................7, 8

Times of Meridian Passages of the Planets......................9

Elongations and Magnitudes of the Planets............10

Diary of Configurations of the Sun, Moon and Planets...........12

Chronological Cycles and Eras; Religious and Civil Holidays........15

Gregorian Calendar and Julian Day Numbers..................16

Mean Sidereal Time........................17

Sun: Equation of Time and Declination..............18

Circumpolar Stars: Positions of Polaris and sigma Octantis.............20

International Time Zones...................22

Explanation of Rising and Setting Tables...................23

Sunrise and Sunset Tables......................24

Moonrise and Moonset Tables..................32

Eclipses.................64

Related Publications............82

Web Links................84

Audience

This content is appropriate for high school aged kids to adults, and may be most beneficial to people with interest in astronomy. Libraries may want this updated volume to be included in their astronomy and astronomical literature or cosmic collections. Resellers specializing in astronomical literature and planetary resources may find this printed book helpful to their patrons who might specialize in space exploration, astronomy, or astrophysics.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$16.00
International Price:
$22.40
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Navy, Nautical Almanac Office
Year/Pages:
2016: 91 p.
Weight:
0.4375
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
11/10/2016
Last Status Update:
11/09/2017
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