Explanatory Supplement
|to the Astronomical Almanac

Edited by:
P. Kenneth Seidelmann
U.S. Naval Observatory


1. Introduction to Positional Astronomy
2. Time
3. Celestial Reference Systems
4. Terrestrial Coordinates and the Rotation of the Earth
5. Orbital Ephemerides of the Sun, Moon, and Planets
6. Orbital Ephemerides of Rings and Satellites
7. Physical Ephemerides of the Sun, Moon, Planets, and Satellites
8. Eclipses of the Sun and Moon
9. Astronomical Phenomena
10. Stars and Stellar Systems
11. Computational Techniques
12. Calendars
13. Historical Information
14. Related Publications
15. Reference Data

Glossary

Index