Planet Rise/Transit/Set

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

This form will display the major planet's approximate rise, transit, set, and duration times. Fill in the desired date, time, time zone, etc. and press [Calculate]. To copy the results into your clipboard, press [Hightlight All] and [Ctrl]-[C] .

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

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