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**Jean Meeus** (born 12 December 1928) is a Belgian meteorologist and amateur astronomer specializing in celestial mechanics, spherical astronomy, and mathematical astronomy.^{[1]}^{[2]}

Meeus studied mathematics at the University of Leuven in Belgium, where he received the Degree of Licentiate in 1953. From then until his retirement in 1993, he was a meteorologist at Brussels Airport.^{[2]}

In 1986, he won the Amateur Achievement Award of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.^{[3]} The main belt asteroid 2213 Meeus was named after him by the International Astronomical Union in 1981 for his contributions to the field.^{[1]}^{[2]}

*Tables of Moon and Sun*(Kessel-Lo: Kesselberg Sterrenwacht, 1962)*Syzygies Tables*(Kessel-Lo: Kesselberg Sterrenwacht, 1963)- co-author (with Carl C. Grosjean & Willy Vanderleen) of
*Canon of Solar Eclipses*(Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1966) - co-author (with Frederick Pilcher) of
*Tables of Minor Planets*(1973) *Astronomical Formulae for Calculators*(1979) [1st ed.]*Astronomical Formulæ for Calculators*(1982), 2nd ed. Enlarged and revised, Willmann-Bell Inc, ISBN 0-943396-01-8*Astronomical Formulæ for Calculators*(1985), 3rd ed. Enlarged and revised, Willmann-Bell Inc, ISBN 0-943396-09-3*Astronomical Formulæ for Calculators*(1988), 4th ed. Enlarged and revised, Willmann-Bell Inc, ISBN 0-943396-22-0*Astronomical Formulas for Microcalculators*(1988) (Russian Edition, Moscow, "Mir", 1988)

- co-author (with Hermann Mucke) of
*Canon of Lunar Eclipses: -2000 to +2526*(Astronomisches Büro, 1979) Bibcode:1979cle..book.....M - co-author (with Hermann Mucke) of
*Canon of Solar Eclipses -2003 to +2526*(Astronomisches Büro, 1983) *Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets*(1983) ISBN 0-943396-02-6*Elements of Solar Eclipses 1951-2200*(1989) ISBN 0-943396-21-2*Transits*(1989)*Astronomical Algorithms*(1991), 1st ed., ISBN 0-943396-35-2*Astronomical Algorithms*(1998), 2nd ed., ISBN 0-943396-61-1

*Mathematical Astronomy Morsels*(1997) ISBN 0-943396-51-4*More Mathematical Astronomy Morsels*(2002) ISBN 0-943396-74-3*Mathematical Astronomy Morsels III*(2004) ISBN 0-943396-81-6*Mathematical Astronomy Morsels IV*(2007) ISBN 978-0-943396-87-3*Mathematical Astronomy Morsels V*(2009) ISBN 978-0-943396-92-7- co-author (with Fred Espenak) of
*Five Millennium Canon of Solar Eclipses: -1999 to +3000*(October 2006), NASA Technical paper 2006-214141 2006^{[4]} - co-author (with Fred Espenak) of
*Five Millennium Canon of Lunar Eclipses: -1999 to +3000*(January 2009), NASA Technical paper 2009-214172 2009^{[5]}

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^{a}^{b}"(2213) Meeus".*Minor Planet Center*. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 25 May 2018. - ^
^{a}^{b}^{c}Meeus, Jean (1997).*Mathematical Astronomy Morsels*. Richmond, Virginia: Willmann-Bell. p. (Author Biography). ISBN 0-943396-51-4. **^**Wolff, S.; Fraknoi, A. (June 1986). "Jean Meeus received the Amateur Achievement Award of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific".*Mercury*.**15**(5). Astronomical Society of the Pacific: 142–3. Bibcode:1986Mercu..15R.142W.**^**Espenak, Fred; Meeus, Jean (October 2006). "Five Millennium Canon of Solar Eclipses: -1999 to +3000".*Eclipse Web Site*. NASA.**^**Espenak, Fred; Meeus, Jean (January 2009). "Five Millennium Canon of Lunar Eclipses: -1999 to +3000".*Eclipse Web Site*. NASA.

- Naughter Software implementation of
*Astronomical Algorithms, second edition 1998*in C++ - Navigation Spreadsheets implementation of
*Astronomical Algorithms, second edition 1998*in Microsoft Excel for celestial navigation purposes. - PyMeeus is a Python implementation of the astronomical algorithms described in the classical book “Astronomical Algorithms, 2nd Edition, Willmann-Bell Inc. (1998)” by Jean Meeus.