2021 Edition Updates

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On p. 22, the penultimate sentence in the final paragraph should be ignored.

On p. 96, the formula used for Algol minima should read 2456181.84 + (2.86736*E)

On p. 104, for Jupiter, delete the final sentence. 

On p. 105 of the both Editions, delete all double transit events

On p. 107 of the USA Edition, the third line of text for May 26 should read Total Lunar Eclipse (p. 126)

On p. 107 of the Standard Edition, there are two events to be added:
          For Sun. May 23, 15 15 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          For Fri. May 28, 21 28 Double shadow transit on Jupiter

On p. 109 of the Standard Edition, there are three events to be added:
          For Fri. Jun. 4, 23 22 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          For Sat. Jun. 12, 2 39 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          For Sat. Jun. 26, 5 03 Double shadow transit on Jupiter

On  p. 111 of the Standard Edition, add:
          Thu. Jul 29 20:07 Double shadow transit on Jupiter.

On p. 112, Saturn reaches opposition among the stars of Capricornus, not Sagittarius.

On p. 113 of the Standard Edition, there are six events to be added:
          For Sun. Aug. 1, 10:08 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          For Sun. Aug. 8, 12:42 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          For Sun. Aug. 15, 14:41 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          For Sun. Aug. 15, 15:17 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          For Sun. Aug. 22, 18:42 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          For Sun. Aug. 29, 22:43 Double shadow transit on Jupiter

On p. 117 of the Standard Edition, there are four events to modify:
          Delete Tue. Oct. 12, 14:43 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          Change Mon. Oct. 18, 18:53 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          Add Tue. Oct. 19, 6:12 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          Change Tue. Oct. 26, 8:08 Double shadow transit on Jupiter

On p. 119 of the Standard Edition, add two items and delete one item
          Add Tue. Nov. 2, 11:02 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          Delete Tue. Nov. 3, 00:22 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          Add Tue. Nov. 23, 23 52 Double shadow transit on Jupiter

On p. 121 of the Standard Edition, add one item and delete one item
          Add Fri. Dec. 10, 22:13 Double shadow transit on Jupiter
          Delete Thu. Dec. 30, 10:27 Double shadow transit on Jupiter

On p. 132, add one hour to the times given in Table 3. Download a
correction page for the table using the link below.

On pp.133 and 134, the column heading "Sun Azm." should read "Ecl. Obsc."

On p. 228 of the USA Edition, para. 2, line 3, change Southern to Northern.

On p. 245, right column, the magnitude for 6 Hebe on July 19 should be 8.4

On p. 324, in the footnote "Levy 226" should read "Levy 225"; on p. 326, line 3, change "225" to "226"

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