by: Silent-Age Software • 38
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.
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.
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