**Astro::Montenbruck::Time - Time-related routines**

Library of date/time manipulation routines for practical astronomy. Most of them are based on so called *Julian date (JD)*, which is the number of days elapsed since mean UT noon of January 1st 4713 BC. This system of time measurement is widely adopt...

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::Time::DeltaT - difference between UT and TDT.**

Delta-T indicates the difference between *UT* and *TDT* (*Terrestrial Dynamic Time*), which used to be called *Ephemeris time* in the last century. While *UT* is not a uniform time scale (it is occasionally adjusted, due to irregularities in the Eart...

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::Time::Sidereal - Sidereal time related calculations.**

Sidereal time related calculations....

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::MathUtils - Core mathematical routines used by Astro::Montenbruck modules.**

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**Astro::Montenbruck - Lightweight Ephemeris**

Library of astronomical calculations, based mainly on *"Astronomy On The Personal Computer"* by *O.Montenbruck* and *T.Phleger*, *Fourth Edition, Springer-Verlag, 2000*. There are many astronomical libraries available in the public domain. While givi...

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::CoCo - Coordinates conversions.**

Celestial sphera related calculations used by Astro::Montenbruck modules....

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::SolEqu - Solstices and Equinoxes.**

The times of he equinoxes and solstices are the instants when the apparent longiude of the Sun is a multiple of 90 degrees. Searches solstices and eqinoxes. Algorythms are based on *"Astronomical Formulae for Calculators"* by *Jean Meeus*, *Forth Edi...

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::NutEqu - Obliquity of the ecliptic & nutation.**

Functions dealing with ecliptic obliquity....

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::RiseSet - rise, set, transit.**

High level interface for calculating rise, set and transit times of celestial bodies, as well as twilight of different types. There are two low-level functions for calculating the events, based on based on different algorithms: 1. Astro::Montenbruck:...

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::Lunation - Lunar quarters.**

Searches lunar quarters. Algorythms are based on *"Astronomical Algorythms"* by *Jean Meeus*, *Second Edition*, *Willmann-Bell, Inc., 1998*....

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris - calculate planetary positions.**

Calculates apparent geocentric ecliptic coordinates of the Sun, the Moon, and the 8 planets. Algorithms are based on *"Astronomy on the Personal Computer"* by O.Montenbruck and Th.Pfleger. The results are supposed to be precise enough for amateur's p...

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::Utils::Helpers - Helper functions for scripts.**

Helper functions for scripts, mainly string related....

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris::Pert - Calculation of perturbations.**

Calculates perturbations for Sun, Moon and the 8 planets. Used internally by Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris module. EXPORT * pert(%args) * "addthe($a, $b, $c, $d)"...

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::RiseSet::Sunset**

Low level routines for calculating rise and set times of celestial bodies. Unlike Astro::Montenbruck::RiseSet::RST module, they are based on algorithms from the *Montenbruck & Phleger* book. They are especially usefull for calculating different types...

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::RiseSet::Plarise**

Low level routines for calculating rise and set times of celestial bodies. Unlike Astro::Montenbruck::RiseSet::RST module, they are based on algorithms from the *Montenbruck & Phleger* book. They are especially usefull for calculating different types...

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris::Planet - Base class for a planet.**

Base class for a planet. Designed to be extended. Used internally in Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris modules. Subclasses must implement heliocentric method....

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris::Planet::Sun - Sun.**

Child class of Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris::Planet, responsible for calculating Sun position....

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris::Planet::Moon - Moon.**

Child class of Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris::Planet, responsible for calculating Moon position for the *mean equinox of date*. Formulae are based on analytical theory of by E.E.Brown (Improved Lunar Ephemeris) with accuracy of approx. 1 arc-second....

KRUSHI/Astro-Montenbruck-1.20 - 17 Jan 2021 15:03:48 UTC**Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris::Planet::Pluto - Pluto.**

Child class of Astro::Montenbruck::Ephemeris::Planet, responsible for calculating Pluto position. The coordinates are first calculated relative to the fixed ecliptic of 1950, and then transformed to the equinox of date. This method is nesessary becau...

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