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This well-schooled text provides a detailed description of how to perform practical astronomy or spherical astronomy. It is an authoritative source on astronomical phenomena and calendars.
NOTEl NO FURTHER DISCOUNT FOR THIS PRINT PRODUCT- OVERSTOCK SALE- Significantly reduced list price 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. Related print products: Updated volume: Year 2016 -- Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2016 is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/008-054-00242-1... Almanacs & Navigation Guides resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-nav... Light Lists product collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-nav... U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Navigational Charts collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-nav... Navigation by Water resources collection is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-nav... Other products produced by the U.S. Navy, Naval Observatory (USNO) can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/927
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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.
-- Perfect for beginners-- Perfect for children-- No telescope requiredExplore the night skies with this beautiful illustrated monthly guide to the stars and planets.This large-format almanac allows you to step outside and track the planets, locate the Milky Way, recognise the positions of the signs of the zodiac and watch meteor showers.Stargazers' Almanac 2012 is a beautiful month-by-month guide to the night skies. It's designed specifically for naked-eye astronomy -- no telescope required! -- making it ideal for beginners, children and backyard astronomers. It has become a popular Christmas gift -- and one which lasts the whole year round.Each monthly chart features two views of the night sky looking north and south, and a visual guide to the phases of the moon and the movements of the planets. The notes include fascinating insights into the science, history, folklore and myths of the stars and planets.This year the feature article is about how our world's calendars work. There is much talk about the Mayan calendar predicting the end of the world, or at least a cataclysmic transformation, on December 21, 2012. How does the Mayan calendar work? How does any other calendar work? Why do the dates of Chinese New Year, Ramadan or Christian Easter keep changing? Where does the week come from? Was there ever a February 30th?Stargazers' Almanac 2012 also features:-- Advice on how to navigate the night sky-- Overhead reference map of the sky-- Reference plan of constellations-- Glossary of constellations and Latin names-- Glossary of brightness of stars-- Guide to the signs of the zodiac and how they relate to the stars-- Loop and eyelet for easy wall hanging; presented in a sturdy cardboard gift envelopeThe almanac is endorsed by the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies. 'Sky glow' affects nearly all Britain's night skies with the result that the beauty of our starlit skies, twilight and emerging daybreak are being drowned in an orange sodium glow.Suitable for astronomy enthusiasts throughout the Northern Hemisphere's temperate latitudes.
From global trends to national events...outer space to cyberspace...the past to the present...the TIME Almanac 2012 contains all the comprehensive up-to-the-minute facts, statistics, dates and information you'll ever need or want. Highlights include world statistics and countries, astronomy and space, calendar and holidays, health and nutrition, sports results, business, economy, personal finance, the Internet, web-site guide and so much more! Turn to The TIME Almanac 2012-Powered by Encyclopaedia Britannica-for more than 1 million answers.
On cover: data for astronomy, space sciences, geodesy, surveying, navigation and other applications
A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information
This edited volume charts the history of celestial navigation over the course of five centuries. Written by a group of historians and scientists, it analyzes how competing navigation systems, technologies, and institutions emerged and developed, with a focus on the major players in the US and the UK. The history covers the founding of the Royal Observatory; the first printing of a Nautical Almanac; the founding of the US and UK Nautical Almanac Offices; the creation of international standards for reference systems and astronomical constants; and the impact of 20th century technology on the field, among other topics. Additionally, the volume analyzes the present role and status of celestial navigation, particularly with respect to modern radio and satellite navigation systems. With its diverse authorship and nontechnical language, this book will appeal to any reader interested in the history of science, technology, astronomy, and navigation over the ages.
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