Lunar Phase

Lunar Phase

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Lunar Phase application enables you to see informations regarding the state and the position of the moon and of the sun.

It offers views too about the moon as you can see it in the sky.

Notifications are available to not miss its various phases and state ascending or descending.

The application can be added on your screen as a widget (do not install it on the sd memory card in this case).

The available settings are as follows :
- Position of the observer
- Date
- Time
- Time zone

The displayed informations are as follows :
- Phase (New moon, Waxing crescent, First quarter, Waxing Gibbous moon, Full moon, Waning Gibbous moon, Last quarter, Waning crescent)
- Lunar and solar eclipses
- Ascending or descending moon
- Age : age since the new moon
- Illumination : % of the illuminated portion of the moon
- For the moon :
- Rise, transit and set times
- Azimuth and altitude
- Distance
- Constellation (installation of Planetarium required)
- For the sun :
- Rise, transit and set times
- Civil dawn and dusk times
- Azimuth and altitude
- Distance
- Constellation (installation of Planetarium required)

The available views are as follows :
- Lunar Phase : the moon as you can see it in the sky
- Google Maps view : the paths and positins of moon and sun
- Day view : the altitude of moon and sun during the day
- Sun, earth and moon : the relative positions of the sun, earth, moon and the observer
- Compass : conventional compass with positions in azimuth of the sun and moon
- Sky view : the sky view to the south (or to the north for those in the southern hemisphere) and an interpretation of current positions in azimuth and altitude of the sun and moon.

These views are now compatible with hardware graphic acceleration.

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Please note that the Lunar Phase application do not collect personnal data, that the IP address is anonymized and that Google Analytics can be disabled using the Options menu.

Thank you to activate from time to time this option to collect the information necessary for improving the application.

For any question regarding this application, thank you to use e-mail instead of comment.

This application has been developed using the Scala Programming Language.

Keywords : moon, calendar, lunar phase, moon calendar, compass, horizon, widget, astronomy, rise, transit, set, eclipse, scala

Tags: lunar phase powered by scala, azimuth de la lune, scala lunar phase, calendrier lunaire avec altitude, lunar phase, lunar face powered by scala, lunar phase powerd by scala, ascending and descending moon calendar 2013, moon calendar 2013 with altitudes, phase lunaire google.

Recently changed in this version


Technical update

Comments and ratings for Lunar Phase
  • (69 stars)

    by Lathifah Mustari on 04/08/2014


  • (69 stars)

    by Laura Montoya on 27/07/2014

    This is good for late night views of the moon! I look at the moon everynight on clear skies, and I look at this app to check the current phase...

  • (69 stars)

    by Xaliq Ələkbərli on 27/07/2014

    Super prog.

  • (69 stars)

    by Aina Deloria on 25/07/2014

    I love the moon. This app is really great and doesn't take up as much room as the other "phases of the moon app" ahhhh

  • (69 stars)

    by Tuncer Yıldız on 24/07/2014

    Good app with many features and relatively less ads. Thanks fellas.

  • (69 stars)

    by Andrew Potts on 16/07/2014

    Love this app Does everything it says and more. Samsung Galaxy S5

  • (69 stars)

    by Anoop Hullenahalli on 04/07/2014

    The best out there. Gives some really good geeky information about moon and sun.

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