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SunTrajectory.net
Augmented reality
on Android and Windows Phone
Downloads
Including MoonTrajectory.net
Check its web page!
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Welcome to SunTrajectory.net!
This app will enable you to visualize
where the sun and the moon will run
their courses while watching through
your phone.
You can now plan:
Where and when the sun will rise or
set.
When it will be hidden by a building
or a relief.
When it will be seen according to a
specific axis/angle.
+Same thing for the moon!
* If, for example, you're visiting a
house you wish to buy, take a lot of
pictures with the application.
You will then be able to visualize the
sunshine at different moments of the
year!
Shoot the inside from a window, and
activate the drawing of the shadow.
You will then visualize what the
window will light at a given date!
* Activate the water mode.
You can now tell where the sun or the
moon will be...
...if reflected in water!
Drag or tap to change the date and
thus pre-visualize the sun or moon
trajectory in the weeks or months to
come.
Drag or tap to change the time and
make the sun run along its path on
the selected day.
Sunrise and sunset times for the
selected day are also displayed.
You can also set a particular date
using the calendar.
Use the "now" button to get back
quickly to the present date and time
settings.
* The blue arrows represent the
summer and winter solstices. The sun
path will always be -all year long-
between those two.
This way, you can immediately see
that the sun on this picture will never
be lower than the blue arrows.
This is also relevant for the drawing
of the shadow.
Choose between displaying the sun,
its shadow, or the moon.
The drawing of the shadow can help
you predict where your own shadow
will be.
If you are at the top of a building or a
mountain, you will then be able to
predict its shadow!
Use the moon phases calendar:
Learn at a glance on which days the
moon will be full (or conversely when
the night will be moonless).
The upper-left drawing shows
precisely which phase of the moon
you will see on the chosen date.
For more details, please visit
The sun in augmented reality
Look through your phone and see the path of the sun.
Plan the sunrise and sunset times, not only on the horizon, but
also on a building or a relief.
Travel in time and see what course the sun will follow in the
months to come.
Display the summer and winter solstices, showing the extreme
positions of the sun over a year. *
Predict the sun reflection in water. *
Take and save photos. *
Check afterwards the different trajectories of the sun for a whole
year. *
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Architecture
Visualize the sunlight in and out of a house you wish to buy for
every month of the year.
Predict the consequences of a shadow.
Think about the orientation of a terrace, imagine creating a new
window.
Export your photos, including the drawing of the sun path, to
your computer and integrate those pictures into a report (for
example: photovoltaics). *
Photography
Plan your pictures according to the light effect you wish to
create.
Plan when a subject (like a statue for instance) will be lit from
the angle you have chosen.
Plan when that same subject will be aligned with the moon.
Plan when the sun will light a scene (and not be hidden by a
mountain or a building).
Imagine the outline of shadows on the scene at a later date.
Use the agenda to plan your future pictures. *
This way, you will know when to return to the site to take your
picture to the maximum effect. *
Use Google Maps to pinpoint its exact location. *
* Take a photo.
You can then change the date and consult the sun path and
the moon path without having to keep the phone steady.
Click a second time on the "photo" button to go back to the
live video mode.
* Use the "disk" menu to organize your pictures:
Load a picture, and consult the different sun or moon paths
at different dates as if you were still there.
Change the date, and save the picture as planned for a new
date.
* Use the "export" function to add your photo, including
the drawing of the path, to the picture gallery of your
phone.
From that moment on, you will be able to use it like any
other picture on your phone: transfer it on your computer
using USB, email it, tweet it, ...
* You can consult your saved photos as thumbnails.
Use the arrows to change the page. Drag vertically to look
at a whole page.
* Select a picture to obtain more details.
Click on the magnifying glass to display it full-screen and
consult the various paths of the sun and the moon on that
picture, as if you had just taken it.
* Sorting the saved photos by planned date (that is the date
you chose before saving) enables using the application as
an agenda.
Use this agenda to plan when to return to a place you want
to make a picture of.
Click on the map to display with Google Maps the spot
where the picture was taken.
* only on Android
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