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By Jean Kovalevsky

ISBN-10: 354042380X

ISBN-13: 9783540423805

ISBN-10: 364207619X

ISBN-13: 9783642076190

An creation to useful astrometry, facing the selection of positions, motions, distances and dimensions of celestial our bodies starting from quasars to synthetic satellites. For this second version, the discharge of the Hipparcos and Tycho catalogs, the increase in CCD astrometry and the adoption of a brand new celestial reference body by way of the IAU ended in an important amendment of the textual content. And, in particular, the outlook for astrometry has been thoroughly rewritten.

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