Editors: primary Vidmachenko A.P.
Year: 2016
Pages: 298
ISBN: 978-966-02-8048-9
Publication Language: Ukrainian
Publisher: PH “Akademperiodyka”
Place Published: Kyiv
The first part of the almanac gives the 2017 calendar, description of calendar systems used by various peoples in the world, ephemerides for the Sun, the Moon, and planets, moments of rising and setting for the Sun and the Moon, planetary configurations, the visibility of planets and Jupiter’s satellites on the sky, some data on variable stars, comets, occultations of stars by the Moon and asteroids, meteor showers, eclipses, and other celestial phenomena.
The second part informs us on the current state of investigations in some fields of astronomy, and gives some memorable dates in history of astronomy and cosmonautics.
The almanac may be used as a handbook by specialists in astronomy and rela­ted sciences, by school teachers, students, pupils, amateur astronomers etc.