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by neverspook on Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:30 am
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I am looking for a good app for my iPAD that will show me where the sun or moon will be at specific times for specific locations. Something not too complicated, user friendly but accurate.

Any suggestions?

Roberta Olenick

by jrhoffman75 on Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:38 am
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Look into The Photographer's Ephemeris. 

by SantaFeJoe on Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:54 am
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You may find this article informative:

Also heard about Sky Guide for IOS in another thread here a while back.


by pablo on Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:19 am
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by E.J. Peiker on Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:48 am
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I use LightTrac - there are many different apps that all do similar things.

by prairiewing on Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:50 am
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I've used Light Trac for years and love it,
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by Jens Peermann on Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:52 am
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I have been using LunaSolCal  for the past few years and am very happy with it. My favorite feature is an overlay of the vectors for sunrise/set and moonrise/set onto a map or satellite image of the location where I plan to shoot. It shows me exactly where the sun/moon will be in relation to landscape or cityscape features. For example, the image below shows that the sun will be rising right next to the pillar of the new San Franciso-Oakland Bay Bridge.


Available for iOS, Android and Windows. No OS X version.
Life without a camera is possible but pointless!

by neverspook on Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:02 pm
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Thanks, everyone.

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