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Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. Today, these ephemerides are considered to be the final word on planetary ephemerides, and now the serious non-professional who wants to make use of them can do so. Fundamental Ephemeris Computations Paul J. Our Day return guarantee still applies. So, the reader may ask, Why one more?

However, why not let the computer perform the computation to the full precision of the machine and then let the user round the result to the nearest minute of time? An active member of the Catawba Valley Astronomy Club, Joe enjoys stargazing of all kinds, giving children their first view of Saturns rings through a telescope, and collecting rare mathematical astronomy and celestial mechanics books. While it is true that efficient coding often reduces the execution time, the point is that there is no need to make any great approximations until the very end of the computation.

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