Some Observing Tools

  • Calculate Local Apparent Sideral Time
  • Java tools
  • LST for several observatories (a Java applet)
  • UTC Clock and Phase of Moon
  • Calculate Rise and Set Times for Sun and Moon for One Day or One year
  • Current Lunar Phase and Phases of the Moon
  • Data for Bright Stars and Major Solar System Bodies
  • Other Information from USNO Astronomical Applications Department
  • Horizons, JPL's Ephermeris
  • Astrophysical Calculator and Constants
  • Last updated 18 June, 2001 / ricky at virginia.edu