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LunarPhase Lite

Lunar Software- LunarPhase Lite

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1.   Introduction

2.   Lunar Software Main Screen

3.   Main Features

4.   Daily View

5.   Sun Rise & Set Positions

6.   Download




LunarPhase Lite is a simple application that provides basic information about the Moon and Sun and is of use to photographers, fishermen, gardeners, military, amateur astronomers and others.



Main Screen

Main screen for moon phase software.

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Main screen shows data at a glance.



Daily View

Moon phase software- Moon and Sun positions during the day

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Moon and Sun positions during the day


Sun Rise & Set Positions

Moon Phase Software- Positions of Sunrise and Sunset

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Positions of Sunrise and Sunset
(incl. compass directions)




Here is a list of the features in the software:

The software offers the following features:

  • Always opens up to the current phase of the MoonMoon rise and set times
  • Sun rise and set times
  • Times of morning and evening twilight
  • Current moon phase
  • Times and dates of the major moon phases for the current month
  • An inbuilt calendar that lets you see data for different dates and times
  • A Daily View diagram that shows where the Moon and Sun will be in the sky for the selected date
  • The Daily View diagram and information can be printed out
  • A calendar for the selected month (showing rise/set times and daily moon phases) can be printed out
  • Lists Equinox and Solstice information as well as the length of the seasons for the selected year
  • Gives the date of Easter Sunday for the selected year
  • Provides data on a selected date - day/week no.; days till Christmas
  • Links to online resources on the Moon

The Daily View screen shows where the Moon and Sun will be during the day, overlaid on a blue band that shows morning and evening twilight and the hours of daylight. In addition, the height of the Moon and Sun on the day in question are also shown. For photographers, this information will show the best times during the day to find the quality of light for photography. For fishermen, it will show the best times for night-time fishing when the moon is high and bright, for instance; for gardeners, it will show when to sow by moonlight; for military, it will allow planning of night-time exercises or sorties, around new moon when the night sky is at its darkest; for amateur astronomers, it will show when to do your observing - when the moon is near new or predominantly in the daytime sky (if you prefer observing deep-sky objects); or when it's high in the night-time sky if you enjoy obseving the moon itself.

Anyone interested in sunrise and/or sunset will benefit from the the Sunrise & Sunset Positions screen as this shows where to look for both (as seen from your location) and also gives the compass bearing (azimuth) of both. Times of Nautical and Civil twilight are also provided as the available light around these times of day can make for great photographs.


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Learn about the Moon and how to observe it with LunarPhase Lite.

LunarPhase Lite- Click Here to Order (Digital Download) $14.95


Related Solar System Software

Lunar phase software: LunarPhase Pro

Jupiter software program: JupSat Pro

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