Computes the orbital positions of planetary bodies

Version : 5.4
Author(s) : Stephen L. Moshier (moshier@na-net.ornl.gov)
License : Free
Website : http://www.moshier.net/

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This program computes the orbital positions of planetary bodies and performs rigorous coordinate reductions to apparent geocentric and topocentric place (local altitude and azimuth). It also reduces star catalogue positions given in either the FK4 or FK5 system. Most of the algorithms employed are from The Astronomical Almanac (AA) published by the U.S. Government Printing Office.