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Interestingly, the current Nautical Almanac (HM Nautical Office), demands the use of TeX for layout (<http://www.
3) American Nautical Almanac, published annually by the U.
Born in Boston (January 16, 1807), and after two years at Harvard was commissioned a midshipman in the navy (August 1823); served in the South Pacific and the Mediterranean (1823-1838), receiving promotion to lieutenant (March 1834) and finishing his studies to gain a degree from Harvard (1842); engaged largely in scientific work, including the survey of waters around Nantucket, and a study of tides (1842-1856); helped found the American Nautical Almanac (1849), and was promoted commander (June 1854); commanded U.
Alan Fiala, staff astronomer in the Nautical Almanac Office at the US Naval Observatory in Washington, DC, has taken an Ultricon camera all over the world to video tape solar eclipses.
Kenneth Seidelmann worked in the Nautical Almanac and Orbital Mechanics Departments of the U.
Mitchell is best known for her telescopic discovery of a comet in 1847, her work computing the ephemeris of Venus for the American Nautical Almanac, and as the first woman professor of astronomy in the U.
The Astronomical Almanac for the Year 1997, Nautical Almanac Office (U.