Astronomers that own a Windows 10, 8 tablet or just sky lovers definitely need to download this awesome Windows 10, 8 moon phase app. Lunar Phases is an interesting Windows 10, 8 visual tool that you can use to view the phase, age, and stage of the Moon. Below are more details.
We at WindowsReport looooooove to discover new, original Windows 10, 8 and Windows 8.1 apps and one such app is Lunar Phases. The title of the app explains what Lunar Phase is all about – you get to view the phase, age, and stage of the Moon. Even more, you can watch the surface of the Sun change with a near real time image, which looks quite cool on a Windows 10, 8 tablet.
Use the astrological view of the solar system and constellations to see how the Earth & Moon align with it all. Ever wonder where the planets or moon were in relation to the earth at your birth? Or where they were during some event? Or maybe where they might be in the future? Well now you can know the answer to them all.
Explore the Moon and see its phase with Lunar Phases
The Windows 10, 8 Lunar Phases app comes with constellation alignments, different moon phases. Albeit it is targeted at analyzing the moon with your Windows 10, 8 tablet, there’s also the ability of seeing the sunrise and sunset and also the position of planets. This Windows 10, 8 Moon Phase app has been updated quite a lot in the Windows Store, which shows that the developers look after the users. Here are the updates it has received:
- Refresh Button
- Small error with Pluto has been fixed
- Tile Updates are now enabled when “Remove Ads” is purchased
- Cstom coordinates, 24 hour clock, and constellation chart time of day layer
The app has excellent graphics and offers lots of information in a clean manner suitable for both beginners and experienced astronomers.
Speaking of the Moon, there is also another sky app that might interest you. The SunAndMoon app calculates local times for sunrises, sunsets, moon rises, moon sets, dusk and dawn times. You can either use your computer’s location services to accurately pinpoint your location or manually select it using Bing maps.
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in November 2013 and has been since updated for freshness, and accuracy.Editor's Note: This article was originally published in November 2013 and was revamped and updated in June 2018 for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.