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Planet Finder
Computer languages Java  +
Full description 'Planet Finder' shows the locations of the'Planet Finder' shows the locations of the planets, stars, moon, and sun in the sky from any location and for any date and time. Initially, it guesses the biggest city in your time zone. If this is incorrect, you can set your location either by typing in your latitude and longitude or by choosing a city from the list (which only includes those with populations greater than 3 million). In the U.S., daylight savings time lasts from 2 am on the first sunday of April until 2 am on the last sunday of October. The program handles this by default. If you are not in the U.S., you may need to set daylight savings time manually.eed to set daylight savings time manually.
Homepage URL http://www.lightandmatter.com/area2planet.shtml  +
Interface x-window-system  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords science  + , astronomy  + , stars  + , moon  + , planets  + , PlanetFinder  + , sun  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 25 February 2002  +
License GPLv2 +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 25 February 2002  +
Name Planet Finder  +
Real name Ben Crowell  +
Related projects Hitchhiker 2000 + , Kstars + , Gnuskies + , Sunclock + , Celestia + , Xplanet + , Spacechart + , Ephemeris +
Resource URL mailto:crowell01@lightandmatter.com  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 6,620  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 11:18:14  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Science astronomy  +
Short description Shows the location of planetary bodies  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use science  +
User level none  +
Version comment 2.0 stable released 2001-08-15
Version date 15 August 2001  +
Version download http://www.lightandmatter.com/planetfinder.tar.gz  +
Version identifier 2.0  +
Version status stable  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 17 May 2014 01:58:33  +
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EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki. crowell05getse-mail@lightandmatter.com  +
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