The Astronomical Almanac
Astronomical Applications Dept. Astronomical Applications Dept.
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Picture of the 2013 Astronomical Almanac The Astronomical Almanac contains a wide variety of both technical and general astronomical information. The book is a worldwide resource for fundamental astronomical data. It is a joint publication of the U.S. Nautical Almanac Office at the U.S. Naval Observatory and Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office in the UK, and contains data supplied by many scientists from around the world.

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The material appears in sections, each section addressing a specific astronomical category. The book also includes references to the material, explanations, and examples. It is available one year in advance of its date.

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