THE INDIAN ASTRONOMICAL EPHEMERIS
The Indian Astronomical Ephemeris is published anually by the Positional Astronomy Centre, Calcutta for providing astronomical data to observational astronomers and other users, such as Panchang makers. While astronomical ephemeris with similar data are compiled by seven more countries in the world, the Indian Ephemeris is designed to cater to our particular national requirements.
This book contains about 600 pages,published in only English language and its contents are divided into six parts such as
Part I : TIME, SUN, MOON, PLANETS
Part II : STARS
Part III : TABLES OF SUNRISE, SUNSET AND MOONRISE, MOONSET
Part IV : ECLIPSES AND OCCULTATIONS
Part V : ASTRONOMICAL PHENOMENA AND MISCELLANEOUS TABLES
Part VI : INDIAN CALENDAR
In accordance with the resolutions adopted by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) at its meeting held in 1976 and 1979 relating to time, reference frame and astronomical constants, the epoch of the standard reference system in this publication is J 2000.5 and the argument of the ephemerides is dynamical time.
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