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Jul 2, 2001, 9:28 PM

Post #1 of 2 (727 views)
Sunrise/sunset Can't Post

I need a program that calculates and as a result displays the time of sunrise and sunset of 1 location (given the coordinates)

Example of the output of the wanted script:

New York:
Sunrise: 06.00 UTC
Sunset: 22.00 UTC



Jul 31, 2001, 10:42 PM

Post #2 of 2 (707 views)
Re: Sunrise/sunset [In reply to] Can't Post

Given the unpredictability of nature, this would be very difficult to write per se. Obviously the times will be comparable when comparing the same night over a two year period. Day lengths should be about the same for May 28th this year as it was last year and will be next year.

I may be speaking with too little experience, but I believe that such a script would contain so many variables to 'compute' the times of sunrise and sunset every day.

There are many pre-written scripts within this site alone that will grab the times from a news source and post them wherever you want. You wouldn't be a source of the information since you would be getting it from a source. But that source is just posting forecasts created by humans. heh I know that this didn't really help, but maybe you can clarify what you need. Maybe another member could easily write something for you...I hope that is the case Smile


use CGI;
$a = new pointless CGI();


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