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  These books give you all the bits and pieces of astronomical calculations, which you can fit together as you like. It's not harder than, say, building a plastic model from a kit and then putting the model in your own diorama.
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You probably already have the necessary tools on your computer. Even if you don't have a programming language like C, C++, BASIC, or FORTRAN on your machine, the calculations are well within the capabilities of any spreadsheet program. The web browser you're using probably supports Javascript; arithmetic isn't its main strength, but you can give it a shot.
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You probably already have the necessary tools on your computer. Even if you don't have a programming language like C, C++, BASIC, or FORTRAN on your machine, the calculations are well within the capabilities of any spreadsheet program. The web browser you're using probably supports Javascript; arithmetic isn't its main strength, but you can give it a shot. (I wrote the previous sentences years ago. Now I would include Python as a good starting computer language.)
  Even if you have no additional software for your computer, you can still program them to perform arithmetic calculations. On Macs you can use AppleScript, and I imagine something similar can be done with .COM files in Windows.
 
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