AstronomyDayEventType

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Contents. 

NameDescription
type

Indicates the type of the event.

Type: String/Astronomy Event Code

hour

Hour at which the event is happening (local time).

Type: Integer

minute

Minute at which the event is happening (local time).

Type: Integer

isotime

Local time at which the event is happening in ISO 8601 format (including UTC offset). The timestamp does not include the seconds component.

Only returned if requested by specifying the parameter isotime.

Type: String/ISO8601 Timestamp

Example: 2012-04-17T00:57+02:00

utctime

UTC time at which the event is happening in ISO 8601 format. The timestamp does not include the seconds component.

Only returned if requested by specifying the parameter utctime.

Type: String/ISO8601 Timestamp

Example: 2012-04-16T22:57

altitude

Altitude of the center of the queried astronomical object above an ideal horizon.

Only for meridian type events.

Type: Float (degrees)

azimuth

Horizontal direction of the astronomical object at set/rise time (referring to true north). North is 0 degrees, east is 90 degrees, south is 180 degrees and west is 270 degrees.

Only for rise and set type events.

Type: Float (degrees)

distance

Distance of the earth's center to the center of the queried astronomical object in kilometers.

Only for meridian type events.

Type: Float (km)

illuminated

The fraction of the Moon's surface illuminated by the Sun's rays as seen from the selected location.

Only for the moon for meridian type events.

Type: Float (percent)

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