[AstroPy] Astrononomy for the PC :(for Python?)

Wayne Watson sierra_mtnview@sbcglobal....
Wed Jun 10 06:40:13 CDT 2009


I figured that probably they hadn't used Python in any of their 
editions, but hoped that maybe they or someone had a Python version 
stuck away somewhere. I'm currently borrowing the FORTRAN version of the 
book. It looks to me like that some of the software they provide can be 
found in some math libraries. I see the book has the authors e-mail 
addresses, so I'll contact them directly.

How is it that when you post to this list that I do not see 
astropy@scipy.org in your header?

RJS wrote:
> At 09:21 PM 6/9/2009 -0700, you wrote:
>> The one I refer to is by Montenbruck and Pfleger.
>
> ahh
> have you checked the Google book?
> http://books.google.com/books?id=WDjJIww337EC&dq=Montenbruck+and+Pfleger+pc&p|rintsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=p8sYkeYhlV&sig=JW|UOvXWOq3t5-Dh3SH1FAAIvEqA&hl=en&ei=hDYvSpyiFpa8swOUkZWwCg|&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&r|esnum=3 
> <http://books.google.com/books?id=WDjJIww337EC&dq=Montenbruck+and+Pfleger+pc&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=p8sYkeYhlV&sig=JWUOvXWOq3t5-Dh3SH1FAAIvEqA&hl=en&ei=hDYvSpyiFpa8swOUkZWwCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3> 
>
> Page 4 mentions C++, Java, Ada and Fortran.
> No Python came up in the search...
>
> Ray Schumacher
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> La Jolla, CA 92038-8677
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> http://rjs.org/
>

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