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series of date and calendar-related programs which have been
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The Q++ Sun, Moon and Planets Calculator
Calculates and displays, for any location on the Earth (sample database of
over 2500 cities is included), the rising and setting
times of the Sun, Moon and other 8 planets, as well as the time of dawn,
dusk and solar transit, solar eclipses, lunar eclipses, conjunctions,
oppositions, Moon phases, Mercury and Venus transits (such as the recent one
of June 8, 2004), occultation of any planet by the Moon, Sun entering each
Zodiac sign and Moon entering each Zodiac sign.
Uses high-precision numerical
simulation data from the NASA JPL-Laboratory.
Current Version: 1.51 - February 28, 2006
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Version 1.51: minor bug fix.
Version 1.5: you can now ignore refraction and calculate rise/set times based on
the center or the bottom of the disk of the Sun and the Moon.
Version 1.3: you can now calculate the lunar and solar altitude at any instant
(useful for Muslim and lunisolar calendrical calculations).
Version 1.2: you can now display the times
when the Sun, the Moon and each planet is closest and furthest from the
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