DE405 Lunar Ephemeris CalculatorBased on the 600-year NASA/JPL DE405 Ephemeris ModelSpanning the Period From 1600 to 2200 on the Modern Gregorian Calendar 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 183.9297 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 = 2019 Mar 21 Thu Time = 04:27:01 LT Time Zone = UT-04:00 Delta T = +00:01:11 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 = 2458563.85291667 = Working Julian Date on TT scale Phase Angle = 183.9297 deg Visual Phase = Full moon Horizon Altitude = +33.839° ABOVE local horizon - Descending in SW Direction Azimuth = 235.798° = SW (N=0, E=90, S=180, W=270) ====================================================================== TIME LT LOCAL BASIC EVENTS SCHEDULE FOR DATE -------- ------------------------------------ 07:07 Sunrise 07:48 Moonset 19:21 Sunset 20:14 Moonrise - Full moon ====================================================================== GEOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES AND DISTANCE Right Ascension = 12h 23m 33.108s = 12.3925301 h = 185.8879515° Declination = +02° 37' 24.04" = +2.623344° Distance = 224600.083 mi = 361458.796 km Angular Diameter = 33' 03.66" = 33.06104' = 1983.66" = 0.5510173° Eq. Horiz. Parallax = 01° 00' 39.84" = 1.0110680° = 60.66408' = 3639.84" Local Hour Angle = +02h 51m 38.29s = +2.8606360 h = +42.9095400° ----------------------------- TOPOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES Right Ascension = 12h 21m 30.170s = 12.3583806 h = 185.3757090° Declination = +01° 57' 37.87" = +1.960518° Radial Velocity = +112.48 km/h = +69.89 mi/h = Receding from Earth Orbital Velocity = 3923.98 km/h = 2438.25 mi/h MARCH 2019 - Lunar Quarter Phases, Apogees and Perigees For Time Zone UT-04:00 Applied NASA Delta T = +00:01:11 Date and Time LT Lunar Event --------------------- ----------------------------------- 2019 Mar 04 Mon 07:26 Apogee 252519.41 mi = 406390.60 km 2019 Mar 06 Wed 12:04 New Moon = Phase 0/360 2019 Mar 14 Thu 06:27 First Quarter Moon = Phase 90 2019 Mar 19 Tue 15:48 Perigee 223306.52 mi = 359377.00 km 2019 Mar 20 Wed 21:43 Full Moon = Phase 180 2019 Mar 28 Thu 00:10 Last Quarter Moon = Phase 270 2019 Mar 31 Sun 20:14 Apogee 252014.09 mi = 405577.36 km There are two lunar apogees in March of 2019 LT. EXTENDED DE405 LUNAR EPHEMERIS STATISTICS AND HOURLY TABLES Time Mode = LT Time Zone = UT-04:00 ---------------------------------------------------------- CALENDAR DATE TIME JULIAN DATE JD NUMBER --------------- ----------- ---------------- ----------- 2019 Mar 21 Thu 04:27:01 LT 2458563.68542824 2458564 LT -04:00:00 TZ -0.16666667 2019 Mar 21 Thu 08:27:01 UT 2458563.85209491 2458564 UT +00:01:11 dT +0.00082176 2019 Mar 21 Thu 08:28:12 TT 2458563.85291667 2458564 TT JD TT = 2458563.85291667 = 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 22m 28.92s = 20.3747002 h = 305.6205028 deg Local 15h 15m 11.40s = 15.2531661 h = 228.7974917 deg ================================================================= LUNAR POSITION, DISTANCE, PHASE AND LOCAL SUN/MOON RISE/SET TIMES Date = 2019 Mar 21 Thu Time = 04:27:01 LT Time Zone = UT-04:00 Delta T = +00:01:11 JD TT = 2458563.85291667 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 = 12h 23m 33.108s = 12.3925301 h = 185.8879515° Declination = +02° 37' 24.04" = +2.623344° Distance = 224600.083 mi = 361458.796 km Phase Angle = 183.92972° Visual Phase = Full moon Angular Diameter = 33' 03.66" = 33.06104' = 1983.66" = 0.5510173° Eq. Horiz. Parallax = 01° 00' 39.84" = 1.0110680° = 60.66408' = 3639.84" Radial Velocity = +112.48 km/h = +69.89 mi/h = Receding from Earth Orbital Velocity = 3923.98 km/h = 2438.25 mi/h TOPOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES Right Ascension = 12h 21m 30.170s = 12.3583806 h = 185.3757090° Declination = +01° 57' 37.87" = +1.960518° Horizon Altitude = +33.839° ABOVE local horizon - Descending in SW Direction Azimuth = 235.798° = SW (N=0, E=90, S=180, W=270) Local Hour Angle = +02h 51m 38.29s = +2.8606360 h = +42.9095400° Light Time = 1.1787 sec = 1-way surface-to-surface = 2.3573 sec = 2-way surface-to-surface -------- ------------------------------------------------ TIME LT LOCAL EVENTS SCHEDULE FOR DATE 07:07 Sunrise 07:48 Moonset 19:21 Sunset 20:14 Moonrise - Full moon ----------------------------------------------------------------- HOURLY GEOCENTRIC LUNAR COORDINATES, DISTANCE AND PHASE EPHEMERIS DATE = 2019 Mar 21 Thu LT TZ = UT-04:00 = Time Zone Offset From UT (Neg/Pos = West/East) dT = +00:01:11 = NASA Delta T estimate Table Origin for 00:00:00 LT of date = 2458563.66748843 TT LT hh RA Hrs Decl Deg Dist Km Dist Mi Phase Deg -- ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- --------- -3 12.1040983 +4.327295 360702.545 224130.170 179.5828 -2 12.1429462 +4.099420 360794.455 224187.281 180.1672 -1 12.1817516 +3.871235 360889.365 224246.255 180.7514 00 12.2205150 +3.642768 360987.262 224307.085 181.3353 01 12.2592372 +3.414047 361088.133 224369.764 181.9188 02 12.2979186 +3.185101 361191.964 224434.281 182.5020 03 12.3365597 +2.955958 361298.740 224500.629 183.0849 04 12.3751614 +2.726646 361408.445 224568.796 183.6675 05 12.4137241 +2.497192 361521.065 224638.775 184.2497 06 12.4522483 +2.267626 361636.583 224710.555 184.8316 07 12.4907348 +2.037973 361754.981 224784.124 185.4130 08 12.5291842 +1.808263 361876.242 224859.472 185.9941 09 12.5675969 +1.578523 362000.349 224936.588 186.5748 10 12.6059738 +1.348780 362127.282 225015.461 187.1551 11 12.6443154 +1.119061 362257.021 225096.077 187.7349 12 12.6826222 +0.889394 362389.548 225178.425 188.3143 13 12.7208951 +0.659805 362524.842 225262.493 188.8933 14 12.7591346 +0.430321 362662.882 225348.267 189.4718 15 12.7973413 +0.200970 362803.645 225435.733 190.0499 16 12.8355159 -0.028223 362947.112 225524.880 190.6275 17 12.8736591 -0.257230 363093.258 225615.691 191.2046 18 12.9117713 -0.486026 363242.061 225708.153 191.7811 19 12.9498534 -0.714585 363393.497 225802.250 192.3572 20 12.9879060 -0.942880 363547.543 225897.970 192.9328 21 13.0259296 -1.170886 363704.174 225995.296 193.5078 22 13.0639251 -1.398577 363863.365 226094.213 194.0823 23 13.1018929 -1.625928 364025.090 226194.704 194.6563 24 13.1398337 -1.852913 364189.324 226296.754 195.2297 25 13.1777483 -2.079508 364356.040 226400.347 195.8025 26 13.2156372 -2.305687 364525.211 226505.465 196.3748 27 13.2535009 -2.531426 364696.810 226612.092 196.9465 28 13.2913404 -2.756701 364870.809 226720.210 197.5176 -------- ------------------------------------------------- TIME LT BASIC EVENTS SCHEDULE FOR DATE AND LOCATION 07:07 Sunrise 07:48 Moonset 19:21 Sunset 20:14 Moonrise - Full moon ====================================================================== HOURLY GEOCENTRIC LUNAR DISTANCE, RADIAL VELOCITY AND ORBITAL VELOCITY TABLE INCLUDING ANY APOGEE OR PERIGEE EVENT ON DATE. DATE = 2019 Mar 21 Thu TIME = UT-04:00 dT = +00:01:11 = NASA Delta T estimate For Radial Velocity: Neg/Pos = Approaching/Receding == ======================= =================== ==================== LT GEOCENTRIC DISTANCE RADIAL VELOCITY ORBITAL VELOCITY hh km mi km/h mi/h km/h mi/h -- ---------- ---------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -2 360794.455 224187.281 +93.411 +58.042 3930.838 2442.510 -1 360889.365 224246.255 +96.405 +59.904 3929.880 2441.914 00 360987.262 224307.085 +99.386 +61.755 3928.880 2441.293 01 361088.133 224369.764 +102.352 +63.599 3927.825 2440.637 02 361191.964 224434.281 +105.305 +65.433 3926.768 2439.980 03 361298.740 224500.629 +108.243 +67.259 3925.651 2439.286 04 361408.445 224568.796 +111.165 +69.075 3924.504 2438.574 05 361521.065 224638.775 +114.071 +70.881 3923.344 2437.853 06 361636.583 224710.555 +116.960 +72.675 3922.120 2437.093 07 361754.981 224784.124 +119.832 +74.460 3920.870 2436.315 08 361876.242 224859.472 +122.686 +76.234 3919.596 2435.524 09 362000.349 224936.588 +125.522 +77.996 3918.283 2434.708 10 362127.282 225015.461 +128.339 +79.746 3916.917 2433.860 11 362257.021 225096.077 +131.136 +81.484 3915.554 2433.012 12 362389.548 225178.425 +133.913 +83.210 3914.135 2432.131 13 362524.842 225262.493 +136.669 +84.922 3912.686 2431.231 14 362662.882 225348.267 +139.404 +86.621 3911.206 2430.311 15 362803.645 225435.733 +142.118 +88.308 3909.696 2429.372 16 362947.112 225524.880 +144.809 +89.981 3908.142 2428.407 17 363093.258 225615.691 +147.478 +91.638 3906.580 2427.436 18 363242.061 225708.153 +150.123 +93.282 3904.974 2426.439 19 363393.497 225802.250 +152.744 +94.911 3903.314 2425.407 20 363547.543 225897.970 +155.341 +96.524 3901.664 2424.382 21 363704.174 225995.296 +157.914 +98.124 3899.960 2423.323 22 363863.365 226094.213 +160.461 +99.706 3898.225 2422.245 23 364025.090 226194.704 +162.983 +101.272 3896.466 2421.151 24 364189.324 226296.754 +165.478 +102.824 3894.686 2420.046 25 364356.040 226400.347 +167.947 +104.357 3892.850 2418.905 26 364525.211 226505.465 +170.388 +105.874 3891.016 2417.766 27 364696.810 226612.092 +172.803 +107.375 3889.146 2416.603 -------- ----------------------------------------------------------- DE405 Lunar Ephemeris Calculator - v2.94 - A PHP Astronomy Program by Jay Tanner Revised: `2017 September 30 at 08:49:55 AM Saturday`