Computing Sunrise and Sunset in One Step
Stephen P. Morse, San Francisco

CHOOSE A DATE:            

CHOOSE A TIMEZONE: Either specify the time difference from Greenwich, or select the name of a timezone
hours minutes
of Greenwich
Convert to Daylight Saving Time

CHOOSE A LOCATION: Either specify the longitude and latitude, or select the name of a city
degrees minutes seconds
Latitude of the Equator
Longitude of Greenwich
First select a region
Then select a state
Finally select the city

sunrise       solar noon       sunset       errors

My original algorithm assumed a circular orbit and was therefore inaccurate
Current algorithm is derived from code appearing at
Lists of longitudes and latitudes and of world time zones were derived from tables at Bahai Computer and Communication Association's website

© Stephen P. Morse, 2003