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.

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Positions of SUN are for Wednesday, 29.6.2022 at 10h08m24s (UT)
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: 2459759.9225, Julian Ephemeris Date: 2459759.92348901, Delta-T: 85.45076 seconds
Nutation in Länge/nutation in longitude: -8.449065 seconds
Mittl. Ekliptikschiefe/Mean Obliquity of Ecliptic: 23°26'10'' , Wahre Ekliptikschiefe/True Obliquity of Ecliptic: 23°26'17'' seconds
Geoc. Long.Geoc. Lat.Geoc. Dist.Geoc. RAGeoc. Decl.Topoc. Long.Topoc. Lat.Azimuth
07 CA 40'09.2'' 0° N 0' 0.630''1.0166470435802706h33m23.9s23° N 12' 57.63''06h33m23.7s23° N 12' 53.76''145°9'47''
Geocentric coordinates are always apparent positions, corrected for light time and nutation.

AltitudeHelioc. Long.Helioc. Lat.Helioc. Dist.Angular Diam.Geoc. Light TimeMotion
61° N 34' 37.64''07 CP 40'42.0'' 0° S 0' 0.674''1.016647043580270°31'30'' 0h8m27s
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
Nautical morning twilightNautical evening twilightAstronomical morning twilightAstronomical evening twilightDay lengthNight length
01h37m35.5s20h56m26.5s00h1m27.4s (tomorrow) yesterday22h33m20.9s16h1m19.7s07h58m40.2s
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, 21.06.2022, 09h13m33.65s UT in CA
Friday, 22.07.2022, 20h06m41.93s UT in LE
Tuesday, 23.08.2022, 03h15m52.37s UT in VI
Friday, 23.09.2022, 01h03m24.16s UT in LI
Sunday, 23.10.2022, 10h35m23.77s UT in SC
Tuesday, 22.11.2022, 08h20m11.41s 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


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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