by: Silent-Age Software • 37
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.
♦ 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.
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