Planet Positions

User Date / / user input
User Time : : user input
Time Zone Offset (HH) east   west of Greenwich
Daylight Savings Time (HH) subtract   add to time zone
Latitude (DD MM SS)   north   south
Longitude (DD MM SS)   east   west
Local Sideral Time (HH:MM:SS)
Julian Time (HHHHHHH.DD)

This form displays the major planet's position, phase, and magnitude in Epoch of the day. Fill in the desired date, time, time zone, etc. and press [Calculate].

Note: Formulas were obtained from the Paul Schlyter web site, Computing planetary positions - a tutorial

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