navigational almanac

navigational almanac

[‚nav·ə′gā·shən·əl ′ȯl·mə‚nak]
(navigation)
A publication that contains tabulated positions of astronomical objects at regular intervals to enable navigators to determine their position.
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Among specific topics are leap seconds in literature, time scales in astronomical and navigational almanacs, telescope systems at Lick Observatory and Keck Observatory, and automating retrieval of Earth orientation predictions.

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