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LunarPhase 2.62

License:Shareware OS:Win 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP
Rating: Rated 5 Stars. Submitted:14 Dec 2001
File Size:1.95 MB Price: $30.00 USD (approx.)

LunarPhase displays a wide range of information about the moon and graphically displays the current phase of the moon in real time.

LunarPhase displays times and dates of the major lunar phases for the month, the illuminated fraction of the lunar disk as a percentage, the current age of the moon (since the last New Moon) and its distance from Earth, the real-time position of the moon in both RA/Dec and Alt/Az coordinates, the moon's parallax and its visible diameter (in arcminutes), the times and dates of the next Apogee and Perigee, the position angle of the moon's bright limb, the moon's phase angle, and the moon's rise, set and transit times.

The program also displays the real-time position of the Sun in Alt/Az and RA/Dec coordinates, and the Sun's rise, set and transit times. Features include editable lunar features database, sunrise and sunset times at lunar features, display of selenographic, colongitude and lunar libration figures, Daily View screen which shows the half-hourly position of the moon in the sky, Lunar Sunrise/set times are calculated for each feature, and much more.

License information: Free 30 Day Trial

This download is the free trial version of LunarPhase. The full version can be purchased directly from the author for around $30.00 USD. See program documentation for details.