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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)
Sun
Mercury
Venus
Mars
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
Pluto


This form displays the major planet's position and it's location on a sky chart. Fill in the desired date, time, time zone, etc. and press [Calculate]. You can default to today's date with [Reset]. The [Start Animate] will increment the date, one day at a time, until you [Stop Animate].

Note: Formulas were obtained from the Paul Schlyter web site, Graphic calculations provided by Dan Bruton, http://www.midnightkite.com/java.html.

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