Earth's Moon  5/18/02 3:43 P.M.               Click on photo to return to 'Solar System'                                   Home
Moon

Earth-Moon distance: 374606.0 km (232769.9 miles)
True Equatorial RA: 09h 21m 18.7s Dec: +20°10'45"
Topocentric coordinates: RA: 09h 23m 34.9s  Dec: +19°46'48"
Rise: 11:19  Transit: 18:46  Set: 01:27  
Angular diameter: 00°32'18"
Azm: 103°42'28"  Alt: +46°48'46"  (with refraction: 46°49'41" )
Physical ephemeris
Phase: 40.29 %, Phase angle: 101.20°
Position angle of the bright limb: 287.0°
True ecliptical coordinates:  Lambda: 136°26'32"  Beta: 04°28'53"
Parallax: 00°58'32.089"
Geocentric angular diameter: 00°31'54"
Optical libration: l': -4.945°, b': -5.780
Physical libration: l": -0.032, b":  0.055
Total libration: l: -4.977, b: -5.725
Photo Specifications:

5" Maksutov  F/10  Cassegrain , ST-8E, CFW8     5/18/02    Temp. = -25 C

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