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Your moon - lite
 

This gadget provides an up-to-date image of the moon, as it appears from your location, along with information on the next new and full moon dates, the constellation which the moon is currently in, the current moon phase and the per centage illumination of the disc. In particular, the orientation of the moon should be much as you see it when you walk outside and look up in the sky.

This is basically a "lite" version of the Your Moon module (below). This module has no preferences that can be specified, unlike the Your Moon module. This module estimates your location on the Earth by using an IP address geolocation service (we currently use ipinfodb.com). That information is used to rotate the image of the moon appropriately for you.

Please note that you don't need an account on this website to use this module, or any of the other modules presented on this page. Thank you!

 

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You can also place this directly on your own webpages using a small iframe, like the "portrait" and "landscape" examples shown at above. Adding the following code to your webpages will do it. For the "portrait" shape, use:
<iframe width="160px" height="290px" src="http://www.telescope-net.com/gadgetMoonLight.php?vertical" frameborder="0" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" name="telescope-net-iframe"></iframe>
and for the "landscape" version, use:
<iframe width="350px" height="180px" src="http://www.telescope-net.com/gadgetMoonLight.php" frameborder="0" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" name="telescope-net-iframe"></iframe>

 

 
 
 
 
Your moon - as you see it
 

This gadget provides an up-to-date image of the moon, as it appears from your location. In particular, the orientation of the moon should be much as you see it when you walk outside and look up in the sky.

Also displayed is some current info about the moon and where to see it in the sky, information on upcoming phases, and moon rise and set times for your location.

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Please note that you don't need an account on this website to use this module, or any of the other modules presented on this page. Thank you!

 

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Moon rise and set times
 

This gadget provides some up-to-date information on the times of rising and setting of the Moon, for your location. The times and dates of moon rise and set events which occur within a configured "time window" are displayed. This defaults to ±24 hours of now, but can be changed using the configuration options of the gadget. Rise and set events which occured in the past are displayed against a grey background. Events which will occur in the future are displayed against a white background.

Below this, you can optionally display some current info about the moon, including whether it is above or below the horizon, the constellation it is currently moving through, a general description of the moon's visibility in the night sky, the percentage illumination, a description of the phase (e.g., "waxing crescent"), the angular size of the moon and the angular distance between the moon and the sun.

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Please note that you don't need an account on this website to use this module, or any of the other modules presented on this page. Thank you!

 

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Sun, moon and planets
 

This webpage module provides some basic, up-to-date information on the sun, moon and planets. The intention is to provide some fun and useful information about these (and other) astronomical objects. For each object (sun, moon, etc.), the information displayed includes the constellation the object is currently in and a general description of the object's location in the sky (e.g., "visible in the sky after sunset"). You can also use this to display information about any object in our catalog, including asteroids and comets.

If the sun is near an equinox or a solstice, this is noted. For the moon, the percentage illumination and a description of the phase (e.g., "waxing crescent") is also given. If any planet is near conjunction (very close to the sun) or opposition (opposite the sun in the sky), this is mentioned. Additionally, if Mercury or Venus is nearing "greatest elongation", this is noted. These are times when Mercury and Venus are particularly well placed for observation. If the Moon or any of the planets lie within several degrees of each other in the sky (nominally 6°) this is noted as well.

This module has proven to be very popular, with weekly averages of one request received every 6 seconds by telescope-net servers from more than 11000 unique IP addresses. The module also appears on a number of webpages, such as nineplanets.org.

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Please note that you don't need an account on this website to use this module, or any of the other modules presented on this page. Thank you!

 

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Latest image from the telescope-net network
 

This webpage module shows the latest image observed through the telescope-net system, along with some information about that image. You can click on the image for a larger view.

The More images link will open another browser tab, showing the twelve images most recently processed along with links to the full-resolution images and versions which can be viewed in Google Earth.

Please note that you don't need an account on this website to use this module, or any of the other modules presented on this page. Thank you!

 

Add to GoogleAdd this to your iGoogle page.

 

Add to GoogleAdd this to your own webpage.