FOR MAC OS
MARK POTTENGER'S ASTEROID EPHEMERIDES : As of Oct. 2001 8,914 named asteroids are available. Tabular printouts in regard to longitudinal postions in one's birth chart can be printed out using this DOS base program.
One can now run any of the 8,914 asteroids and view or print the longitudinal listings in the Windows based program Solar Fire 5.0. Personal aspects made with these asteroids in the natal chart can also be viewed or printed through Solar Fire 5.0.
This complete set of ephemerides takes about 400 megabytes of disk storage for two centuries. The set comes on CD.
The price for the complete set of 8,914 ephemerides for the years 1900-2099 is $200, including handling (overseas air mail add $15).
For those owning the original STANDARD SET of 453 can upgrade to the COMPLETE SET for $100 .
Asteroid Name Encyclopedia - by Jacob Schwartz, Ph.D. ($19.95, Llewellyn Publications)
Dictionary of Minor Planets - by Lutz D. Schmadel (about $77 direct from Springer-Verlag). The first edition of Scmadel went out of print very quickly. The second edition covers all asteroids numbered by Sept. 1993. This book gives the astronomers' write-ups of the source of each asteroid name.