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    Re: What's on your bookshelf?
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2006 Sep 11, 23:33 -0500


    Here is my list:
    English:

    1. W. Chauvenet, A manual of spherical
    and practical astronomy, 2 vols., Dover 1960.
    2. J. Meeus, Astronomical algorithms, 2-nd edition,
    Willmann-Bell, 1998.
    3. G. Bennett, Complete on-board celestial navigator,
    2003-2007 edition, Intl marine ed.
    4. B. Bauer, The sextant handbook, 2-nd edition.
    5. A. J. Hughes, The book of the sextant, Glasgow, Brown
    and son, 1949.
    6. G. Dunlap and H. Shufeldt, The book of the sextant,
    Weems and Plath, Annapolis, 1971.
    7. Heath and Co., My modern sextant, New Eltham, London
    (date unknown)
    8. Sight reduction tables for Marine navigation,
    pub. no. 229, volume 3.
    9. Nautical almanac for 2005 and 2006.

    Printouts of Bowditch 1995,
    Norie, 1828,
    Chauvenet's "Astronomy, comprising suggestions to US
    naval oficers", 1868,
    and a hudge pile of XVIII century
    papers and almanacs downloaded from the Internet.
    This pile occupies most of the shelf:-)

    Russian:
    1. V. Kondrashikhin and A. Rakhovetskii,
    Astronomical determination of vessel's position
    and compas correction, Moscow, "Transport", 1971.
    2. V. Kondrashikhin and A. Rakhovetskii,
    Determination of vessel's position, Moscow, "Transport",
    1981.
    3. V. Kondrashikhin and A. Rakhovetskii,
    Accuracy of astronomical observations, Odessa,
    "Morskoi transport", 1961.
    4. B. Voklonskii, Spherical trigonometry.
    5. SNO-T manual.

    Alex.


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