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Offline avoorpool

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Astronomy Script
« on: November 30, 2012, 10:38:46 AM »
Hi Jacques,

As you might have seen on my website, after an initial 'simple' Moon Page I've now a 'template' for other planets in our Solar System (Sun, Earth, Moon and Mars) with 'generic' information about these planets.
A great addition to it would be the 'Astronomy-Page' as offered with the 'wxastronomy.php' script, offered by Saratoga. (See attachment)

Since I'm running numerous Saratoga scripts successfully on my website (UV Forecast, Quake Canada, EC Forecast etc) I'm wondering if you have any experience with this script to have it run??  ???

I've downloaed the 'World.zip' version from Saratoga which includes the 'wxastronomy.php', 'Settings.php' and 'commion.php' scripts.

Please let me know if you have worked with these sscripts, and if there is a chance to implement it in Weather Blues like all other php scripts.

Thanks,

Arthur

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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2012, 06:29:01 PM »
Hi Jacques,

In addition to previous message, I've found a nice website ('Your Sky') with good information (+ add-ins) for an Astronomy Page.
Although I haven't figured out how to implement the Saratoga Script, at least there is a beginning with great images of our Night Sky above Pickering (when it's not so cloudy as it is today  :(
Page Located under 'Astronomy-tab' on Main Index and Site Map pages.

Cheers,

Arthur

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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2012, 07:59:58 AM »
Hi Arthur,

No, I haven't played with this script. Time is short to do that kind of refinment for now!
But, yes, I plan to take advantage of Ken's long experience (and work) on Cumulus
customization!

There is so much to play with on Ken's site that I'll have to plan a whole year!!!  ;)

Regards,
Jacques
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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2012, 02:42:50 PM »
I've de-templated my wxastronomy.php page to a bare minimum and sent Jacques a PM with details on how to use it (and permission to freely incorporate it in his template set(s)).

Raw demo of the page contents: http://saratoga-weather.org/astronomy/astronomy.php

The page uses the US Naval Observatory data for Sun/Moon and Season info so it is independent of weather station software used :)

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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2012, 03:22:08 PM »
Hi Ken!

Your so kind!

If I go around sometime... I'll have to pay you a big (beer) mug!!!  ;D

A lot of thanks,

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Jacques
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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2012, 03:39:21 PM »
Make that 2  :)  :),

(maybe including some 'Original Canadian Maple Syrup'  :)  :) )

Thanks again, Ken,

Cheers,

Arthur

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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2012, 03:42:24 PM »
Hi Jacques,

Although one part needs to be checked (Sunrise & Moonrise time stamps), it looks great in WB.

I've added some additional image-information from 'Your Sky'.

Have a look:

http://altonaweather.ca/astro2.php

Cheers,

Arthur

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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2012, 04:48:39 PM »
Hi Arthur,

Pretty attractive page!

As usual in your newest pages, cute and informative!!

Bravo!
Jacques
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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2012, 05:50:54 PM »
Hi Jacques,

Thanks for your kind words!!!

Ken sent me the mistake I made in the 'astronomy-inc.php' file, so there is a correct time display for Sunrise/Moonrise now!!  (I commented out the wrong string  :-[ )

Hopefully we get rid of all the clouds in Toronto, so I can actually SEE the stars according my page  :)

Cheers,

Arthur

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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2012, 12:54:55 PM »
Hi Jacques,

In case you decide to make the 'Astronomy' page part of Weather Blues's available templates, I've added a nice tool to the page:
Clear Sky Chart

It's an add-in that shows Sky Conditions for the upcoming 48 hours, based on data provided by Environment Canada.
It has thousands of Observatories around N.America to choose from, and simply add the provided code into the web page.
Just an idea........

Cheers,

Arthur

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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #10 on: December 02, 2012, 04:51:00 PM »
Hi Arthur,

Pretty interesting page...

I'll have to run to follow you now  ;D

Regards,
Jacques
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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #11 on: September 22, 2013, 03:43:10 AM »
Only few people know that life is beautiful for lacking something. The so-called turning-around is that you not only mithe sun in day time but also the stars at night.
 

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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2016, 07:18:44 AM »
Hi Guys

Is there any intention to make this public for download and use?

It would be nice...


Thanks

David
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Re: Astronomy Script
« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2016, 02:26:21 AM »
I would agree with BestGear! Interesting add ons to weatherpage.