DE405 Lunar Ephemeris CalculatorSpanning the 600-Year Period From 1600 to 2200 on the Modern Gregorian CalendarPHP Program by Jay Tanner - Based on the NASA/JPL DE405 Ephemeris Model Calendar DateYear / Month / Day Timehh:mm:ss Date/Time ModeLT | UT | TT Local Time Zone Offset From UT±hh:mm (Neg/Pos  =  West/East) Local Time (LT) =  UT Default Location:  America/New_York - Your Local Latitude, Lonitude and Time Zone May be Different Geographic Location Used For Local Topocentric Computations 222.1114 deg LatitudeDeg.ddd or DMS (Neg=S) LongitudeDeg.ddd or DMS (Neg=W) Sea-Level Elevationmeters QUICK DE405 LUNAR EPHEMERIS STATISTICS ---------------------------- DATE/TIME/MODE/ZONE/LOCATION Date = 2024 Feb 28 Wed Time = 04:53:06 LT Time Zone = UT-05:00 Delta T = +00:01:14 Latitude = +42.6764593 deg N = +42° 40' 35.25" Longitude = -76.8230111 deg W = -76° 49' 22.84" = -05h 07m 17.52s Elevation = +0.0 m JD TT = 2460368.91273148 = Working Julian Date on TT scale Phase Angle = 222.1114 deg Visual Phase = Waning gibbous moon Horizon Altitude = +30.969° ABOVE local horizon - Descending in SW Direction Azimuth = 215.389° = SW (N=0, E=90, S=180, W=270) ====================================================================== TIME LT LOCAL BASIC EVENTS SCHEDULE FOR DATE -------- ------------------------------------ 06:45 Sunrise 08:23 Moonset 17:55 Sunset 22:10 Moonrise - Waning gibbous moon ====================================================================== GEOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES AND DISTANCE Right Ascension = 13h 18m 22.902s = 13.3063617 h = 199.5954255° Declination = -08° 48' 21.92" = -8.806089° Distance = 250703.137 mi = 403467.589 km Angular Diameter = 29' 37.13" = 29.61879' = 1777.13" = 0.4936465° Eq. Horiz. Parallax = 54' 20.83" = 0.9057870° = 54.34722' = 3260.83" Local Hour Angle = +01h 59m 33.78s = +1.9927181 h = +29.8907710° ----------------------------- TOPOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES Right Ascension = 13h 17m 01.352s = 13.2837089 h = 199.2556335° Declination = -09° 30' 13.78" = -9.503829° Radial Velocity = -89.12 km/h = -55.38 mi/h = Approaching Earth Orbital Velocity = 3507.52 km/h = 2179.47 mi/h FEBRUARY 2024 - Lunar Quarter Phases, Apogees and Perigees For Time Zone UT-05:00 Applied NASA Delta T = +00:01:14 Date and Time LT Lunar Event --------------------- ----------------------------------- 2024 Feb 02 Fri 18:18 Last Quarter Moon = Phase 270 2024 Feb 09 Fri 17:59 New Moon = Phase 0/360 2024 Feb 10 Sat 13:53 Perigee 222505.59 mi = 358088.03 km 2024 Feb 16 Fri 10:01 First Quarter Moon = Phase 90 2024 Feb 24 Sat 07:30 Full Moon = Phase 180 2024 Feb 25 Sun 09:59 Apogee 252470.31 mi = 406311.58 km EXTENDED DE405 LUNAR EPHEMERIS STATISTICS AND HOURLY TABLE Time Mode = LT Time Zone = UT-05:00 ---------------------------------------------------------- CALENDAR DATE TIME JULIAN DATE JD NUMBER --------------- ----------- ---------------- ----------- 2024 Feb 28 Wed 04:53:06 LT 2460368.70354167 2460369 LT -05:00:00 TZ -0.20833333 2024 Feb 28 Wed 09:53:06 UT 2460368.91187500 2460369 UT +00:01:14 dT +0.00085648 2024 Feb 28 Wed 09:54:20 TT 2460368.91273148 2460369 TT JD TT = 2460368.91273148 = Working Julian Date on TT scale Latitude = +42.6764593 deg N = +42° 40' 35.25" Longitude = -76.8230111 deg W = -76° 49' 22.84" = -05h 07m 17.52s Elevation = +0.0 m ----------- EARTH GEOID ρ × sin(φ') = +0.6743577407 ρ × cos(φ') = +0.7363265249 ---------------------- APPARENT SIDEREAL TIME Greenwich 20h 25m 14.21s = 20.4206139 h = 306.3092079 deg Local 15h 17m 56.69s = 15.2990798 h = 229.4861968 deg ================================================================= LUNAR POSITION, DISTANCE, PHASE AND LOCAL SUN/MOON RISE/SET TIMES Date = 2024 Feb 28 Wed Time = 04:53:06 LT Time Zone = UT-05:00 Delta T = +00:01:14 JD TT = 2460368.91273148 GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION Latitude = +42.6764593 deg N = +42° 40' 35.25" Longitude = -76.8230111 deg W = -76° 49' 22.84" = -05h 07m 17.52s Elevation = +0.0 m GEOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES Right Ascension = 13h 18m 22.902s = 13.3063617 h = 199.5954255° Declination = -08° 48' 21.92" = -8.806089° Distance = 250703.137 mi = 403467.589 km Phase Angle = 222.11144° Visual Phase = Waning gibbous moon Angular Diameter = 29' 37.13" = 29.61879' = 1777.13" = 0.4936465° Eq. Horiz. Parallax = 54' 20.83" = 0.9057870° = 54.34722' = 3260.83" Radial Velocity = -89.12 km/h = -55.38 mi/h = Approaching Earth Orbital Velocity = 3507.52 km/h = 2179.47 mi/h TOPOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES Right Ascension = 13h 17m 01.352s = 13.2837089 h = 199.2556335° Declination = -09° 30' 13.78" = -9.503829° Horizon Altitude = +30.969° ABOVE local horizon - Descending in SW Direction Azimuth = 215.389° = SW (N=0, E=90, S=180, W=270) Local Hour Angle = +01h 59m 33.78s = +1.9927181 h = +29.8907710° Light Time = 1.3188 sec = 1-way surface-to-surface = 2.6376 sec = 2-way surface-to-surface -------- ------------------------------------------------ TIME LT LOCAL EVENTS SCHEDULE FOR DATE 06:45 Sunrise 08:23 Moonset 17:55 Sunset 22:10 Moonrise - Waning gibbous moon ----------------------------------------------------------------- HOURLY GEOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES, DISTANCE AND PHASE EPHEMERIS DATE = 2024 Feb 28 Wed LT TZ = UT-05:00 = Time Zone Offset From UT (Neg/Pos = West/East) dT = +00:01:14 = NASA Delta T estimate Table Origin for 00:00:00 LT of date = 2460368.70918981 TT LT hh RA Hrs Decl Deg Dist Km Dist Mi Phase Deg -- ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- --------- -3 13.0721236 -6.999345 404123.667 251110.805 218.5363 -2 13.1016882 -7.229797 404045.587 251062.288 218.9892 -1 13.1312918 -7.459892 403966.028 251012.852 219.4422 00 13.1609356 -7.689618 403884.984 250962.494 219.8954 01 13.1906207 -7.918962 403802.452 250911.211 220.3487 02 13.2203483 -8.147910 403718.425 250858.999 220.8022 03 13.2501196 -8.376450 403632.899 250805.856 221.2558 04 13.2799359 -8.604567 403545.869 250751.778 221.7097 05 13.3097982 -8.832249 403457.331 250696.763 222.1637 06 13.3397079 -9.059483 403367.279 250640.807 222.6179 07 13.3696660 -9.286254 403275.710 250583.909 223.0722 08 13.3996738 -9.512549 403182.620 250526.065 223.5268 09 13.4297325 -9.738355 403088.003 250467.273 223.9816 10 13.4598432 -9.963658 402991.855 250407.529 224.4365 11 13.4900072 -10.188443 402894.173 250346.833 224.8917 12 13.5202256 -10.412699 402794.952 250285.180 225.3471 13 13.5504997 -10.636409 402694.189 250222.568 225.8027 14 13.5808305 -10.859561 402591.880 250158.996 226.2585 15 13.6112195 -11.082141 402488.020 250094.461 226.7145 16 13.6416676 -11.304133 402382.607 250028.960 227.1707 17 13.6721760 -11.525524 402275.637 249962.492 227.6272 18 13.7027461 -11.746300 402167.106 249895.054 228.0840 19 13.7333789 -11.966446 402057.012 249826.645 228.5409 20 13.7640756 -12.185947 401945.352 249757.263 228.9982 21 13.7948376 -12.404789 401832.122 249686.905 229.4556 22 13.8256658 -12.622957 401717.319 249615.569 229.9133 23 13.8565614 -12.840435 401600.942 249543.256 230.3713 24 13.8875257 -13.057211 401482.988 249469.963 230.8296 25 13.9185599 -13.273267 401363.453 249395.687 231.2881 26 13.9496650 -13.488590 401242.337 249320.429 231.7469 27 13.9808423 -13.703163 401119.637 249244.187 232.2059 28 14.0120930 -13.916972 400995.351 249166.959 232.6653 ====================================================================== DE405 Lunar Ephemeris Calculator - v3.0 - A PHP Astronomy Program by Jay Tanner Revised: `2023 March 06 at 07:54:25 PM Monday`