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Sun Map for Android


Key Details of Sun Map

  • Sun Map is a solar event utility for the outdoor adventurer and photography enthusiast.
  • Last updated on 5/26/2020
  • There have been 6 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


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Developer's Description

Sun Map is a solar event utility for the outdoor adventurer and photography enthusiast.

Sun Map is a solar event utility for the outdoor adventurer and photography enthusiast. It is the ideal companion to help you plan a photography shoot, or simply find the perfect vantage point to view a sunrise or sunset, for any date, anywhere in the world.

Key Features:

Time and direction of sunrise, sunset, and noon transit

Compass-driven map-rotation (on supported devices)

Search by landmark, locality, or street address

GPS positioning of your current location

Drag and drop map pin for exact placement

Local time zone and elevation above sea level

Correction for atmospheric refraction and elevation

Correction for local magnetic variation

Map types include: terrain, satellite, and hybrid

Touch gestures for map zoom, tilt and rotation

Store an unlimited number of favourite locations

Capture map snapshots for offline use

Supports landscape and portrait orientation

Compatible with both phone and tablets

Technical Notes:

The sunrise, transit and sunset calculations implement the algorithm described in:

Solar Position Algorithm for Solar Radiation Applications

(Technical Report NREL/TP-560-34302, Revised January 2008) by Ibrahim Reda and Afshin Andreas, based on the algorithm described by Jean Meeus.

Limitations:

Requires an Internet connection for full functionality

Accuracy reduces around the polar regions

Auto-rotation requires a hardware compatible device

More features will be coming, so give us feedback...


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