Position-calculator for the Sun, Moon, Mercury through Neptune (VSOP87d-theory) by Robert von Heeren


 
 
Positions of the Sun, Moon through Neptune are calculated online according to the full VSOP87d-theory (not truncated) and are accurate to one arcsecond.
The full IAU1980-nutation-series, newest DeltaT-values and approximations, light time and FK4-FK5-differences are taken into account.
Years between 2000 B.C. and 6000 A.D. are allowed.
 
If you want to get sophisticated ephemerides and/or astronomical data about Minor Planets use JPL's free Horizon's webinterface.
Allowed time range is shorter than for the VSOP87d-routines here.
Dates between 1601 and 2198 A.D. (in some cases maybe even less time range) are computed by JPL.

 
Enter Universal Date & Time (GMT/UT), Longitude and Latitude:
Hour
Minute
Second
 Day
Month
Year
 
Longitude-
Degrees

Longitude-
Minutes

Longitude-
Seconds

West
East

Latitude-
Degrees

Latitude-
Minutes

Latitude-
Seconds

North/
South

Height above sea
in meter

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Positions of SUN are for Saturday, 3.12.2022 at 16h16m36s (UT)
Koordinaten/Coordinates:
Länge/Longitude: 11E34'0'', Breite/Latitude: 48N08'0''
Ort/Site: Default-site (Munich, Germany), Höhe über NN/height above sea level in m: 490

Julian Date: 2459917.17819444, Julian Ephemeris Date: 2459917.1791909, Delta-T: 86.09385 seconds
Nutation in Länge/nutation in longitude: -7.757596 seconds
Mittl. Ekliptikschiefe/Mean Obliquity of Ecliptic: 23°26'10'' , Wahre Ekliptikschiefe/True Obliquity of Ecliptic: 23°26'18'' seconds
Geoc. Long.Geoc. Lat.Geoc. Dist.Geoc. RAGeoc. Decl.Topoc. Long.Topoc. Lat.Azimuth
11 SG 28'16.6'' 0° S 0' 0.266''0.98575863992926116h39m43.9s22° S 9' 24.24''16h39m43.6s22° S 9' 28.98''246°37'0''
Geocentric coordinates are always apparent positions, corrected for light time and nutation.

AltitudeHelioc. Long.Helioc. Lat.Helioc. Dist.Angular Diam.Geoc. Light TimeMotion
8° S 55' 11.24''11 GE 28'49.6'' 0° N 0' 0.290''0.9857586399292610°32'30'' 0h8m11s
Heliocentric coordinates are always true geometric positions. Helioc. positions for the Sun are Earth's-positions!

SunriseSuntransit (south)Suntransit (north)SunsetCivil morning twilightCivil evening twilight
06h45m11.1s11h3m29.2s23h3m41.1s15h21m30.2s06h9m24.2s15h57m16.7s
Nautical morning twilightNautical evening twilightAstronomical morning twilightAstronomical evening twilightDay lengthNight length
05h30m12.7s16h36m27.6s04h52m39.0s17h14m00.6s08h36m19.0s15h23m40.9s
All times in UT, Distances are measured in astronomical units (1 AU = 149.6 Mio. km) except Moon, which is in km

 
Time of entry (ingress) into the next sign(s):
Tuesday, 22.11.2022, 08h20m11.42s UT in SG
Wednesday, 21.12.2022, 21h47m54.90s UT in CP
Friday, 20.01.2023, 08h29m15.62s UT in AQ
Saturday, 18.02.2023, 22h34m00.41s UT in PI
Monday, 20.03.2023, 21h24m08.02s UT in AR
Thursday, 20.04.2023, 08h13m19.33s UT in TA
Sunday, 21.05.2023, 07h08m52.58s UT in GE
Wednesday, 21.06.2023, 14h57m30.82s UT in CA
Sunday, 23.07.2023, 01h50m09.14s UT in LE
Wednesday, 23.08.2023, 09h00m59.81s UT in VI
Saturday, 23.09.2023, 06h49m39.94s UT in LI
Monday, 23.10.2023, 16h20m32.82s UT in SC
Wednesday, 22.11.2023, 14h02m22.72s UT in SG

 

 
Eclipses for the year 2022
Day/Month/YearTime (UT)Solar/Lunar?Eclipse-TypeSarosDuration of penumbral
eclipse (sec)
Duration of
totality (sec)
Long./Lat. of totality
maximum (solar only)
Diameter of shadow
(solar only, km)
30/4/202220:41 Solar Partial 119 62.1S / 71.4W
16/5/202204:11LunarTotal131124805160 /
25/10/202211:00SolarPartial12461.6N / 77.5E
8/11/202210:59LunarTotal136132005160 /

 
Eclipse data courtesy of Fred Espenak, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center.
For more information on solar and lunar eclipses, see Fred Espenak's Eclipse Home Page

Good explanations about eclipse types can be found also at hermit eclipse
 

 
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