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Lunacy is a Moon-Phase app which not only shows the moon's phase in a 3-D rendering, but also includes a Calendar, a Moon-Dates chart showing the dates and times of significant phases over the course of a year, and a Year-Chart showing the phases every day for a year.

Lunacy shows the current phase of the moon in it's Moon View screen:
    ♦ Current date and phase
    ♦ Displays and accounts for Lunar Libration
    ♦ Next New and Next Full moon dates and times
    ♦ Distance to the moon (center to center)
    ♦ Visible size of the moon scales with distanc
    ♦ Fast-forward mode hypnotically animates phase and libration through time
    ♦ Automatically adjusts view of the moon when in the southern hemisphere (via GPS)
    ♦ Can zoom in or away from the moon
    ♦ NEW: Can rotate the moon to any orientation
    ♦ NEW: Higher resolution lunar imagery from NASA's Clementine project.
    ♦ Alternate lower resolution lunar imagery (still Clementine)
    ♦ Alternate Latitude/Longitude grid

The Calendar screen is a scrollable calendar showing the moon's phase for each day in a traditional week/month calendar format.

The Year Chart screen shows the phases of the moon for a whole year on-screen at once.
    ♦ Works for any year from 2000 to 2200 and beyond.
       Select from:
        ♦ Phase Icons
        ♦ Illumination Percentage Bars
        ♦ and a Heat Map representation

Includes annual charts of Moon Dates screen listing New/Full/1st Quarter/3rd Quarter dates and times.

Includes a Live Wallpaper and Widget each showing the moon in it's current up-to-date phase.

NEW: Displayed dates and times can be either UTC (the default) or in the local time zone.

NEW: Pale Blue Easter Egg.

Tags: lunacy application, lunacy moon.

Recently changed in this version

The Widget is resizable on Android version 3.2 and above.

Also fixed a mistake in the text describing "Two-Finger Drag" and it's default setting in the preferences screen.

Comments and ratings for Lunacy
  • (50 stars)

    by melody rose on 04/03/2013

    Would love to see a rising/setting for my time zone so I can better plan my moonlight hikes.

  • (50 stars)

    by Yasmin Abdel Monem on 12/02/2013

    I like this app! Neat & clear, great! Thanks!