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Parallel Computing ToolkitSignals and Systems

Scientific Astronomer

Scientific Astronomer is a general astronomy system that produces charts, generates animations, and derives information about astronomical events. Scientific Astronomer covers four main areas of astronomy including star charting, planet plotting, eclipse predicting, and satellite tracking. More specifically, it can

FilledSmallSquare Help you determine which objects and events are visible from your location and tells you exactly when and where to look for them

FilledSmallSquare Determine the positions of all the planets, the Sun, the Moon, and other objects on any given date for thousands of years into the past or future

FilledSmallSquare Produce radial, compass, zenith, and wide field star charts

FilledSmallSquare Search information about the properties and movements of over 9000 stars

FilledSmallSquare Display surface feature for the Moon, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn

FilledSmallSquare Compute precise eclipse times

FilledSmallSquare Calculate times and best viewpoints for lunar occultations of stars and planets

FilledSmallSquare Plot satellite tracks (can be included in star charts)

FilledSmallSquare Generate planisphere plates, planet wall charts, and solar system plots

FilledSmallSquare Calculate precise times of sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset on any given date

FilledSmallSquare Calculate times of new and full moons

FilledSmallSquare Displays orbit of planets, comets, and asteroids

Scientific Astronomer also includes many notebooks with worked examples on topics such as annual meteor showers, eclipsing and pulsating variable stars, earth satellites, comets, asteroids, and eclipses.

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Parallel Computing ToolkitSignals and Systems