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 77.5355 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 = 2023 Mar 27 Mon Time = 19:41:48 LT Time Zone = UT-04:00 Delta T = +00:01:13 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 = 2460031.48820602 = Working Julian Date on TT scale Phase Angle = 77.5355 deg Visual Phase = Waxing crescent moon Horizon Altitude = +67.221° ABOVE local horizon - Descending in SW Direction Azimuth = 233.408° = SW (N=0, E=90, S=180, W=270) ====================================================================== TIME LT LOCAL BASIC EVENTS SCHEDULE FOR DATE -------- ------------------------------------ 01:29 Moonset 06:58 Sunrise 10:11 Moonrise - Waxing crescent moon 19:27 Sunset ====================================================================== GEOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES AND DISTANCE Right Ascension = 05h 35m 37.082s = 5.5936338 h = 83.904507° Declination = +27° 20' 50.74" = +27.347429° Distance = 246942.100 mi = 397414.787 km Angular Diameter = 30' 04.19" = 30.06989' = 1804.19" = 0.5011648° Eq. Horiz. Parallax = 55' 10.50" = 0.9195830° = 55.17498' = 3310.50" Local Hour Angle = +01h 20m 40.68s = +1.3446326 h = +20.1694890° ----------------------------- TOPOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES Right Ascension = 05h 34m 33.205s = 5.5758902 h = 83.6383530° Declination = +27° 05' 04.04" = +27.084456° Radial Velocity = +175.27 km/h = +108.90 mi/h = Receding from Earth Orbital Velocity = 3544.02 km/h = 2202.15 mi/h MARCH 2023 - Lunar Quarter Phases, Apogees and Perigees For Time Zone UT-04:00 Applied NASA Delta T = +00:01:13 Date and Time LT Lunar Event --------------------- ----------------------------------- 2023 Mar 03 Fri 14:00 Apogee 252207.46 mi = 405888.56 km 2023 Mar 07 Tue 08:40 Full Moon = Phase 180 2023 Mar 14 Tue 22:08 Last Quarter Moon = Phase 270 2023 Mar 19 Sun 11:13 Perigee 225369.14 mi = 362696.47 km 2023 Mar 21 Tue 13:23 New Moon = Phase 0/360 2023 Mar 28 Tue 22:32 First Quarter Moon = Phase 90 2023 Mar 31 Fri 07:17 Apogee 251604.98 mi = 404918.97 km There are two lunar apogees in March of 2023 LT. EXTENDED DE405 LUNAR EPHEMERIS STATISTICS AND HOURLY TABLE Time Mode = LT Time Zone = UT-04:00 ---------------------------------------------------------- CALENDAR DATE TIME JULIAN DATE JD NUMBER --------------- ----------- ---------------- ----------- 2023 Mar 27 Mon 19:41:48 LT 2460031.32069444 2460031 LT -04:00:00 TZ -0.16666667 2023 Mar 27 Mon 23:41:48 UT 2460031.48736111 2460031 UT +00:01:13 dT +0.00084491 2023 Mar 27 Mon 23:43:01 TT 2460031.48820602 2460031 TT JD TT = 2460031.48820602 = 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 12h 03m 35.28s = 12.0598004 h = 180.8970067 deg Local 06h 56m 17.76s = 6.9382664 h = 104.0739956 deg ================================================================= LUNAR POSITION, DISTANCE, PHASE AND LOCAL SUN/MOON RISE/SET TIMES Date = 2023 Mar 27 Mon Time = 19:41:48 LT Time Zone = UT-04:00 Delta T = +00:01:13 JD TT = 2460031.48820602 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 = 05h 35m 37.082s = 5.5936338 h = 83.904507° Declination = +27° 20' 50.74" = +27.347429° Distance = 246942.100 mi = 397414.787 km Phase Angle = 77.53546° Visual Phase = Waxing crescent moon Angular Diameter = 30' 04.19" = 30.06989' = 1804.19" = 0.5011648° Eq. Horiz. Parallax = 55' 10.50" = 0.9195830° = 55.17498' = 3310.50" Radial Velocity = +175.27 km/h = +108.90 mi/h = Receding from Earth Orbital Velocity = 3544.02 km/h = 2202.15 mi/h TOPOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES Right Ascension = 05h 34m 33.205s = 5.5758902 h = 83.6383530° Declination = +27° 05' 04.04" = +27.084456° Horizon Altitude = +67.221° ABOVE local horizon - Descending in SW Direction Azimuth = 233.408° = SW (N=0, E=90, S=180, W=270) Local Hour Angle = +01h 20m 40.68s = +1.3446326 h = +20.1694890° Light Time = 1.2986 sec = 1-way surface-to-surface = 2.5972 sec = 2-way surface-to-surface -------- ------------------------------------------------ TIME LT LOCAL EVENTS SCHEDULE FOR DATE 01:29 Moonset 06:58 Sunrise 10:11 Moonrise - Waxing crescent moon 19:27 Sunset ----------------------------------------------------------------- HOURLY GEOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES, DISTANCE AND PHASE EPHEMERIS DATE = 2023 Mar 27 Mon LT TZ = UT-04:00 = Time Zone Offset From UT (Neg/Pos = West/East) dT = +00:01:13 = NASA Delta T estimate Table Origin for 00:00:00 LT of date = 2460030.66751158 TT LT hh RA Hrs Decl Deg Dist Km Dist Mi Phase Deg -- ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- --------- -3 4.7309054 +25.575255 393019.978 244211.292 66.7585 -2 4.7687435 +25.678714 393229.560 244341.521 67.2389 -1 4.8066042 +25.779863 393437.824 244470.930 67.7187 00 4.8444864 +25.878696 393644.747 244599.506 68.1980 01 4.8823893 +25.975208 393850.305 244727.234 68.6767 02 4.9203121 +26.069395 394054.475 244854.099 69.1549 03 4.9582539 +26.161251 394257.235 244980.088 69.6326 04 4.9962135 +26.250771 394458.562 245105.187 70.1098 05 5.0341902 +26.337953 394658.434 245229.382 70.5864 06 5.0721830 +26.422792 394856.830 245352.659 71.0626 07 5.1101908 +26.505284 395053.727 245475.005 71.5382 08 5.1482128 +26.585426 395249.106 245596.408 72.0133 09 5.1862479 +26.663214 395442.944 245716.854 72.4879 10 5.2242950 +26.738646 395635.221 245836.329 72.9621 11 5.2623532 +26.811719 395825.918 245954.823 73.4358 12 5.3004213 +26.882430 396015.014 246072.321 73.9089 13 5.3384982 +26.950778 396202.489 246188.813 74.3816 14 5.3765830 +27.016759 396388.326 246304.287 74.8539 15 5.4146745 +27.080372 396572.503 246418.729 75.3257 16 5.4527715 +27.141617 396755.003 246532.129 75.7970 17 5.4908731 +27.200490 396935.808 246644.476 76.2679 18 5.5289780 +27.256992 397114.899 246755.758 76.7383 19 5.5670851 +27.311122 397292.258 246865.964 77.2083 20 5.6051933 +27.362878 397467.869 246975.084 77.6779 21 5.6433016 +27.412261 397641.715 247083.107 78.1470 22 5.6814085 +27.459270 397813.778 247190.022 78.6157 23 5.7195130 +27.503906 397984.042 247295.819 79.0840 24 5.7576140 +27.546169 398152.491 247400.488 79.5518 25 5.7957102 +27.586060 398319.110 247504.020 80.0193 26 5.8338005 +27.623579 398483.882 247606.405 80.4864 27 5.8718837 +27.658728 398646.794 247707.634 80.9530 28 5.9099585 +27.691507 398807.829 247807.696 81.4193 ====================================================================== DE405 Lunar Ephemeris Calculator - v3.0 - A PHP Astronomy Program by Jay Tanner Revised: `2023 March 06 at 07:54:25 PM Monday`