Astronomical Calendar 2013:
Page 2, top right: the small calendar for 2012 was inadvertently
retained, though the version for 2013 had been plotted and is shown
here. If you wish to have this illustration on paper and cannot
print it yourself the author
is willing to print and mail it to you.
64, charts for Comets C/2012 F6 Lemmon and C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS:
constellation label Sagittarius should be Aquarius.
Page 72, occultations, Table I, line
3, Jan. 22: for Europe, N America read S America.
Astronomical Calendar 2012:
Pages 8-28 (left-hand pages): the running heads at the tops of these
pages incorrectly read Astronomical Calendar 2011. The
material on the pages, however, is correct for 2012
Page 37: the Strip-chart of the Moon for 2011 was accidentally
retained. The 2012 chart can be found here.
(This is a PDF document.) You can obtain a free print of the correct
page from CustomerService@UniversalWorkshop.com
Psge 75: the last cross-heading should read Lookahead to
Astronomical Calendar 2010
Page 27: the lines for November 22-30 were dropped. The corrected
page can be found here. (This is a PDF
The Astronomical Companion
Page 22, col. 1, paragraph beginning "Yet another step":
by summer time, solar 7 a.m. becomes clock 8, not 6.
Psge 53, "SPECTRAL TYPES":
the last paragraph should end: "broadens the spectral lines. By
this and other clues the stars can be put in low- and high-luminosity
classesdwarfs and giants."<
The Thousand-Yard Model
Page 11: the 3rd paragrapj, truncated in printing, should read:
Since pecans, pinheads, peanuts and especially peppercorns
cannot always be readily found when another demonstration is called
for, I keep at least one planetary system on hand, in one of the
small canisters in which 35-millimeter film is sold.
Page 18: the last paragraph of section The emptiness of space
should have a final line:
important gravitational influence on the Earth.
If you notice other errors, you are welcome to inform the author.