The talking boat - Part 9 - ephemeris

Using pyephem


download python-dev  - needed for header files 


download and and uppack the pyephem source

sudo python install

will compile all the sources - tales quite a time


how to get at the mag dev code

remember that  observer data is not updated automatically so this needs tobe advanced:

  obs:date =  (or something)


simple examples

  getting the time of the next sunrise (UTC)  and then the sunset but advancing to the sunrise.

  getting the moon phase and moon rise and set and time visible