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Time

Station Astronomical time


Longitude -87.6667 UT Days since J2000.0 1885.975000
Latitude 41.4833 Julian centuries 0.051635
Time zone 0.0 Mean LST 242.700243
DST 0.0

Local date and time


Year 2005
Month 03
Day 01
Hour 11
Minute 24
Horizon coordinates

Station Object
Longitude -1.9167 RA J2000 (decimal hrs) 5.24
Latitude 52.5000 Dec J2000 (decimal degrees) -8.2
Time zone 0.0
DST 0.0 RA (date) 5.246415
Dec (date) -8.196004
Local date and time
Year 2005 Hour Angle 78.29
Month 03 Latitude 52.5000
Day 01
Hour 00 Azimuth 255.75
Minute 00 Altitude 0.53

Astronomical parameters
UT Days since J2000.0 1885.500000
Julian centuries 0.051622177
Mean LST 156.982061
deg rad sin cos
78.63 1.37
-0.14

1.37
-0.14 -0.14 0.99

1.37 0.98 0.2


0.92 0.79 0.61
A' y x
4.46 1.32 -0.59 -0.15
0.01 0.01 1
Sun and moon altitude during a given day
Based on a spreadsheet idea by Thomas Kraus

Station data 90
Lat 52.5 84
Long -1.917 78
TZ 0
72
DST 1
66
60
Date
54
Year 2005
48
Month 7
Day 16 42
36
30
24
18
Moon phase 12
% lit 68.7 6
0
-6
Sun -12
Moon -18
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24

Keith Burnett kburnett@btinternet.com


http://www.bodmas.org/kepler/

See also Thomas Kraus's collection of astronomical Excel spreadsheets at


http://www.astroexcel.de/
Constants Moon phase calculation (based on 12h row for date)

Days since J2000.0 2022.46 phi 111.85


Centuries since J2000.0 0.06 R (km) ###
LST (degs) 276.97 r (km) 379055.66
epsilon 23.44 R.sin(phi) ###
f 57.3 r - R.cos(phi) ###
T 0.04 i 68.02
percent 0.69

Sun (C24 formulae) Moon (D46 low precision formulae)


hour days lsun g lambda rasun decsun hasun sinsunalt sunalt t lambda beta pi
0 2022.46 113.89 190.86 113.54 115.40 21.39 161.58 -0.25 -14.4 0.05537 219.2126 -1.9613 0.96
1 2022.50 113.93 190.90 113.58 115.44 21.38 176.58 -0.28 -16.1 0.05537 219.7642 -2.0063 0.96
2 2022.54 113.97 190.95 113.62 115.48 21.37 191.58 -0.27 -15.4 0.05537 220.3166 -2.0511 0.96
3 2022.58 114.02 190.99 113.66 115.52 21.37 206.58 -0.22 -12.6 0.05538 220.8699 -2.0958 0.96
4 2022.63 114.06 191.03 113.70 115.56 21.36 221.57 -0.14 -7.8 0.05538 221.4240 -2.1403 0.96
5 2022.67 114.10 191.07 113.74 115.61 21.35 236.57 -0.02 -1.3 0.05538 221.9790 -2.1847 0.96
6 2022.71 114.14 191.11 113.78 115.65 21.35 251.57 0.11 6.3 0.05538 222.5348 -2.2288 0.96
7 2022.75 114.18 191.15 113.82 115.69 21.34 266.57 0.25 14.8 0.05538 223.0915 -2.2728 0.96
8 2022.79 114.22 191.19 113.86 115.73 21.33 281.57 0.40 23.7 0.05538 223.6490 -2.3167 0.96
9 2022.83 114.26 191.23 113.90 115.77 21.33 296.57 0.54 32.8 0.05538 224.2074 -2.3603 0.96
10 2022.88 114.30 191.27 113.94 115.82 21.32 311.57 0.66 41.7 0.05538 224.7666 -2.4038 0.96
11 2022.92 114.34 191.32 113.98 115.86 21.31 326.57 0.76 49.6 0.05538 225.3268 -2.4470 0.96
12 2022.96 114.38 191.36 114.02 115.90 21.30 341.57 0.83 55.7 0.05539 225.8877 -2.4901 0.96
13 2023.00 114.43 191.40 114.06 115.94 21.30 356.57 0.85 58.7 0.05539 226.4496 -2.5329 0.96
14 2023.04 114.47 191.44 114.09 115.99 21.29 11.56 0.84 57.5 0.05539 227.0123 -2.5755 0.97
15 2023.08 114.51 191.48 114.13 116.03 21.28 26.56 0.80 52.7 0.05539 227.5758 -2.6179 0.97
16 2023.13 114.55 191.52 114.17 116.07 21.28 41.56 0.71 45.4 0.05539 228.1403 -2.6601 0.97
17 2023.17 114.59 191.56 114.21 116.11 21.27 56.56 0.60 36.9 0.05539 228.7056 -2.7021 0.97
18 2023.21 114.63 191.60 114.25 116.15 21.26 71.56 0.47 27.8 0.05539 229.2717 -2.7438 0.97
19 2023.25 114.67 191.64 114.29 116.20 21.26 86.56 0.32 18.8 0.05539 229.8388 -2.7853 0.97
20 2023.29 114.71 191.68 114.33 116.24 21.25 101.56 0.17 10.0 0.05539 230.4067 -2.8265 0.97
21 2023.33 114.75 191.73 114.37 116.28 21.24 116.56 0.03 1.9 0.05540 230.9755 -2.8675 0.97
22 2023.38 114.80 191.77 114.41 116.32 21.24 131.56 -0.09 -5.1 0.05540 231.5452 -2.9082 0.97
23 2023.42 114.84 191.81 114.45 116.36 21.23 146.56 -0.19 -10.7 0.05540 232.1157 -2.9487 0.97
24 2023.46 114.88 191.85 114.49 116.41 21.22 161.56 -0.25 -14.5 0.05540 232.6871 -2.9889 0.97
topocentric coords topocentric alt of moon
r l m n A ramoon decmoon x' y' z' r' A' ramoon' decmoon' hamoon' sinmoonalt'
59.93 -0.774 -0.566 -0.283 36.169 216.169 -16.424 -46.482 -33.322 -17.739 59.880 35.636 215.636 -17.232 61.338 0.044
59.89 -0.768 -0.573 -0.286 36.698 216.698 -16.643 -46.237 -33.727 -17.947 59.979 36.109 216.109 -17.411 75.907 -0.096
59.85 -0.762 -0.579 -0.290 37.230 217.230 -16.861 -45.971 -34.167 -18.153 60.085 36.621 216.621 -17.585 90.436 -0.244
59.81 -0.756 -0.585 -0.294 37.764 217.764 -17.078 -45.676 -34.638 -18.357 60.192 37.174 217.174 -17.757 104.924 -0.391
59.77 -0.749 -0.592 -0.297 38.300 218.300 -17.294 -45.344 -35.130 -18.560 60.288 37.767 217.767 -17.930 119.372 -0.528
59.72 -0.743 -0.598 -0.301 38.837 218.837 -17.509 -44.969 -35.636 -18.762 60.366 38.395 218.395 -18.107 133.785 -0.647
59.68 -0.736 -0.604 -0.304 39.377 219.377 -17.722 -44.548 -36.144 -18.961 60.419 39.054 219.054 -18.290 148.167 -0.740
59.64 -0.730 -0.611 -0.308 39.919 219.919 -17.935 -44.082 -36.643 -19.159 60.440 39.735 219.735 -18.481 162.527 -0.802
59.60 -0.723 -0.617 -0.311 40.464 220.464 -18.146 -43.573 -37.123 -19.355 60.426 40.430 220.430 -18.681 176.873 -0.830
59.56 -0.716 -0.623 -0.315 41.010 221.010 -18.356 -43.027 -37.574 -19.549 60.376 41.130 221.130 -18.892 191.215 -0.822
59.52 -0.709 -0.629 -0.318 41.558 221.558 -18.565 -42.451 -37.989 -19.741 60.291 41.825 221.825 -19.113 205.560 -0.779
59.47 -0.702 -0.635 -0.322 42.109 222.109 -18.772 -41.855 -38.361 -19.932 60.173 42.506 222.506 -19.345 219.920 -0.703
59.43 -0.695 -0.641 -0.325 42.661 222.661 -18.978 -41.250 -38.689 -20.121 60.027 43.165 223.165 -19.584 234.302 -0.601
59.39 -0.688 -0.647 -0.329 43.216 223.216 -19.182 -40.646 -38.972 -20.308 59.861 43.796 223.796 -19.831 248.713 -0.477
59.35 -0.681 -0.653 -0.332 43.773 223.773 -19.386 -40.054 -39.213 -20.493 59.681 44.392 224.392 -20.082 263.158 -0.341
59.31 -0.674 -0.658 -0.335 44.333 224.333 -19.587 -39.483 -39.417 -20.676 59.498 44.952 224.952 -20.334 277.639 -0.200
59.27 -0.667 -0.664 -0.339 44.894 224.894 -19.788 -38.942 -39.591 -20.857 59.321 45.474 225.474 -20.585 292.158 -0.064
59.22 -0.659 -0.670 -0.342 45.458 225.458 -19.987 -38.436 -39.746 -21.036 59.157 45.961 225.961 -20.830 306.712 0.058
59.18 -0.652 -0.675 -0.345 46.024 226.024 -20.184 -37.967 -39.892 -21.213 59.016 46.417 226.417 -21.066 321.297 0.158
59.14 -0.644 -0.681 -0.348 46.593 226.593 -20.379 -37.535 -40.040 -21.388 58.903 46.850 226.850 -21.291 335.905 0.230
59.10 -0.637 -0.687 -0.351 47.163 227.163 -20.574 -37.139 -40.200 -21.562 58.824 47.267 227.267 -21.503 350.529 0.268
59.06 -0.629 -0.692 -0.355 47.736 227.736 -20.766 -36.771 -40.382 -21.733 58.780 47.679 227.679 -21.699 5.158 0.270
59.02 -0.621 -0.697 -0.358 48.311 228.311 -20.957 -36.425 -40.593 -21.902 58.773 48.097 228.097 -21.879 19.781 0.236
58.98 -0.613 -0.703 -0.361 48.889 228.889 -21.146 -36.092 -40.838 -22.069 58.800 48.531 228.531 -22.044 34.388 0.168
58.93 -0.605 -0.708 -0.364 49.469 229.469 -21.333 -35.759 -41.121 -22.234 58.856 48.990 228.990 -22.195 48.971 0.070
moonalt'
2.514
-5.506
-14.129
-23.033
-31.892
-40.311
-47.735
-53.342
-56.093
-55.270
-51.140
-44.694
-36.913
-28.493
-19.909
-11.526
-3.669
3.326
9.100
13.280
15.538
15.665
13.647
9.665
4.032