JPL Horizons

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JPL Horizons

(glossary entry)

Table of Contents

[#JPL Horizons JPL Horizons]
[#JPL Horizons-Description Description]
[#JPL Horizons-Additional Information Additional Information]
[#JPL Horizons-LPOD Articles LPOD Articles]
[#JPL Horizons-Bibliography Bibliography]


An ephemeris service provided by the [/JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory]. This is the definitive source of information about the Moon's location and orientation in space as viewed from any position in the solar system.

Additional Information

  • Horizons website
  • In addition to the lunar ephemeris, Horizons provides similar information for all major and many minor solar system bodies.
  • [/file/view/How%20to%20use%20JPL%20Horizons.rtf/34283361/How%20to%20use%20JPL%20Horizons.rtf How to use JPL Horizons.rtf]
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    • [/file/detail/How%20to%20use%20JPL%20Horizons.rtf Details]
    • [/file/view/How%20to%20use%20JPL%20Horizons.rtf/34283361/How%20to%20use%20JPL%20Horizons.rtf Download]
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     : if you need help learning to use the Horizons system, here is a downloadable text file explaining how to use the Horizons web interface to determine exactly what the Moon would have looked like to [/Galileo%20Galilei Galileo Galilei] if he happened to be looking from his home in Italy on the evening of November 30, 1609. - JimMosher JimMosher
  • Since the preceding document was prepared, a Tutorial has appeared on the Horizons website giving clearer details of how to use the ephemeris, including targeting specific features on the Moon.

  • LPOD Articles


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