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Where is the moon now

Where is the moon now


by Laksmi-Do Corp.

What is it about?

Where is the moon now?


App Details

Education Lifestyle
Last updated
May 1, 2018
Release date
October 6, 2012
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App Store Description

Where is the moon now?

With “PlanetsAR”, you can watch the rising sun under the horizon.
So you will have a happy time while you are waiting for sunrise.
And to search for a planet invisible to the naked eye. -- That is a pleasure! We wish “PlanetsAR” excite your curiosity to space and hope you enjoy with this app.

Anywhere in the world, “PlanetsAR” calculates the orbit and position of the planet. And it composes Picture of the iPhone camera and the sun, moon, planets of the solar system (mercury, Venus and Mars and Jupiter and Saturn and Uranus, Neptune and Pluto) in real time and displays it.
Even if the Sun, moon, and planets are hidden in the clouds, or you are on the other side of the earth, you can know its position by “PlanetsAR”.
It calculates the position of planets, and therefore it is very usable for someone familiar with astrology and for someone who predicts the future by the positions of the planets, sun and moon.

The display list
To understand easier, in this app it magnifies and display The Sun, the Moon, and planets on the screen.

sign : Arise Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Libra Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Aquarius Pisces

phases of the moon
the moon age
sign : Arise Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Libra Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Aquarius Pisces

●The planets of the solar system - mercury, Venus and Mars and Jupiter and Saturn and Uranus, Neptune and Pluto(dwarf planet)
●The horizon
8 azimuth directions on the horizon (0° North / 45° North-East/ 90° East / 135° South-East / 180° South / 225° South-West / 270° West / 315° North-West) display.
Symbols “▼” ”▲” on the horizon is guidepost to find the each position of the Sun, Moon, and planets.
Please move your iPhone in that direction. And you can find the planet looking for.

●Green lines - show in 15-degree increments height parallel to the horizon
●Blue lines - show perpendicular to the horizon indicate azimuth angle every 15 degrees
●Bright blue line - show east, west and south.

●the celestial equator(red line)
●the ecliptic(yellow line)the sun move along the ecliptic over the course of one year.
●the Moon's orbit(white line)the moon move along moon's path over the course of about one month.
●the movement of the sun of the day (yellow dotted line)
●the movement of the moon a day (white dotted line)
●compass direction through your camera (the angle eastward from north)
●degrees above the horizon
●When you aim the camera directly above or directly below, the compass appears.

screen shot
You can capture a screen shot and save it.
1. Click camera icon on the toolbar and then bring the image to a pause.
2. Click Save icon, the image is saved. And it begins to move again.
3. If you don't want to save, click the Cancel icon.
4. If the toolbar is hidden on the screen, it will be on the display by touching the screen.
5. After 10 seconds Toolbar automatically disappear.

About Calibrating Compass
See "iPhone and iPad: Calibrating Compass" in Apple support page.

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