Astronomical Society

The Moon

MoonPhase - $1.99
Easily find for today or any day between 1900-2100:
  • moon rise/set times
  • moon transit times
  • lunar cycle details with eclipse indicators
  • full moon names (including Blue Moons)
  • zodiac position
  • moon's location in the sky
  • moon phase (of course!)
  • observed moon angle (optional)
  • sun rise/set times
  • sun transit times

Moon Globe - Free
Moon Globe turns your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad into a precision instrument for viewing Earth's Moon. Satellite imagery and topographic laser altimeter data are combined to render the Moon with realistic lighting in realtime 3D.

Moon - Free
Moon is a perfect resource to help you learn about the moon. Moon constantly updates a panel of information that tells you everything you want to know about the moon.
  • 3D Moon model
  • Lunar Phase
  • Moonrise/Moonset
  • Lunar Illumination
  • Lunar Azimuth (where it is in the sky)
  • Lunar Altitude (angle above the horizon)
  • Distance to the moon (in miles, kilometers, feet, meters, Eiffel Towers, and Earths)
  • Phase Timeline (iPad Only)

Moon also allows you to research information about the moon at ANY date in past or in the future. You could look up what the lunar phase will be on, say, your birthday...in 10 years.

With Moon you can also schedule notifications for full or new moons so you will always be ready to handle the mysterious things that happen during full moons.

  • Constantly updated moon information for your current location
  • Ability to research moon information for ANY date EVER based on your current location or any location you choose
  • Full and new moon notifications
  • Add Full/New moon dates to your calendar
  • Custom Location settings
  • No internet connection required