"Sun, Moon & Earth Applet"
(JARS Top Rated)
This interactive applet displays the
positions of sun and moon on the horizon for any
date, time and location, and on an interactive world
map with day and night regions. The times of rise
and setting for, the declination, the Greenwich hour
angle of sun and moon and the equation of time are
"SunClock" (M. Minow)
The SunClock applet displays the
current time of day, the phase of the moon, and a
map of the world showing the sunrise and sunset
terminator. It also displays the times of twilight,
sunrise and sunset, as well as the age of the moon,
the number of days since the last new moon, and the
times of moonrise and moonset.
Visible Sky Applet (Omar Reis)
This applet shows the visible sky, in
the form of a polar chart, with the sun, moon, 4
planets and 56 stars; simply enter the city in the
world you want to view, date and time.
The Grok Solar Calculator is a CGI
(Common Gateway Interface) application that
generates for a given location and date, either a
formatted HTML table of solar coordinates, a
formatted Text table of solar coordinates or a GIF
image plot of solar altitude vs. azimuth.
Sun Angle Calculator (Christopher
calculates solar angles based on location, date, and
time and astronomical
The Planets (by Brendan DJ Murphy)
Accurately plots the positions of
Jupiter's Galilean Moons (with shadow transits &
eclipses and Great Red Spot). Also plots Saturn's
rings with 8 moons and positions of other planets.
Home Planet (John Walker) Windows
95/98/Me,NT 4.0/2000/XP, an excellent program !
Home Planet is a Microsoft Windows
application which calculates the position of the
Earth, Sun, Moon, planets, asteroids, comets, and
Earth satellites with high accuracy and provides the
following capabilities: Map of the Earth, Sun/Moon
information panel, Planetary position panel, Sky
map, Telescope display, Horizon view, Orrery,
Satellite tracking panel, View Earth from...,
Satellite database selection, Cuckoo clock,
Astronomic Clock (Reinier Ott)
provides a host of data on the
positions of the Sun, Moon, and planets seen from
anywhere on Earth. Information, plotted on an
altazimuth chart and accompanying tables, includes
local sunrise and sunset times, solar disk size,
Earth-Sun distance, Moon phases, equatorial
coordinates, a planetary ephemeris, and an eclipse
XEarth for Mac (J. Lindvall)
XEarth for Mac displays shaded images
of the Earth. It is based on the UNIX version of
XEarth by Kirk Lauritz Johnson.
Palette (Trygve Inda)
Time Palette is the perfect tool for
international business, world travel and geographic
education. Version 3.0 uses a sleek, modern,
drag-and-drop interface, making it easier than ever
to learn and use.
At a basic level, Time Palette enables you to
accurately determine the local time in a far away
city. Time Palette not only tells you what time it
is around the globe, it vividly displays the areas
of day, twilight and night on a beautiful map of the
Time Palette 3.1 is released. The Mac shareware
program, now in its seventh year calculates the
proper time for any location in the world. Daylight
Saving Time is handled correctly with an Atlas of
10,000 cities included. The software displays maps
of the earth in 11 different projections showing the
current areas of day, twilight & night across
The HourWorldTM interactive world clock is a
Macintosh product for timing international phone
calls, finding sun and moon information, lighting,
shadows, daylight saving time, and much more.
Attractive and functional, PSE products provide a
wealth of information in well-integrated,
interactive graphical presentations. See the time
and lighting conditions anywhere in the world at a
glance. Explore a variety of locations and dates
with simple mouse clicks, and use your printer to
create almanac pages for any month and location.
Montenbruck, Oliver / Pfleger, Thomas: Astronomy on
the Personal Computer. Springer Berlin
Grundlagen der Ephemeridenrechnung, Eine
Zusammenstellung der wichtigsten Formeln und Daten zur
Berechnung der Bahnen von Körpern im Sonnensystem
Astro-Praxis. 6., aktualis. u. erw. Aufl. 2001. IX,
173. m. 43 graph. Darst. 20,5 cm. Kartoniert.
Spektrum Akademischer Verlag; Sterne und Weltraum,
Meeus, Jean: Astronomische Algorithmen, Aus d. Engl.
v. Dill, Verlag Barth, J, 2. durchges. Aufl. 1994, 460
S., 39 Abb. - 24 x 16 cm. - 875. - Gebunden, ISBN