# Distance of planets from Earth Calculator

## Calculates the azimuth, elevation angle and distance of the planets from Earth.

 If your local time is on Daylight Saving time, add one hour to the time zone.Input negative degree for west longtitude and south latitude.
 Longitude ,Latitude Date JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec /12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031,(1900~2099) Your local timeh,Time zoneh
 azimuth angle: north=0, east=90, south=180, west=270 degree
Distance of planets from Earth
 [1-10] /31 Disp-Num5103050100200
[1]  2022/12/24 07:19   60 years old level or over / A retired person / A little /
Purpose of use
solar calculation
[2]  2021/09/30 10:21   50 years old level / An engineer / Useful /
Purpose of use
Find best dates for planetary photography (closest distances and/or highest elevation angles).
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[3]  2021/01/30 15:26   60 years old level or over / A teacher / A researcher / Very /
Purpose of use
Developing an earthquake model, and looking for correlations between planets (Mercury, Venus and Mars) distance from the earth.
Comment/Request
Wonder if there a software exist that will provide planetary distances from the earth for a given date and time. Also, wonder NASA has these calculations available online for somebody like me to use.
[4]  2020/06/28 05:52   60 years old level or over / A retired person / Very /
Purpose of use
To help compute exact time of actual straight-line Jupiter/Uranus/Earth alignment, compared to usual apparent straight-line Jupiter/Uranus/Earth alignment.
[5]  2020/03/14 15:26   40 years old level / An office worker / A public employee / Very /
Purpose of use
Space Aliens
Comment/Request
Crucial for observation purposes in the study of potential space aliens
[6]  2020/02/03 17:13   60 years old level or over / A teacher / A researcher / Very /
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Amateur Astronomy
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What about adding the angular size of planets to the result table?
[7]  2019/11/05 14:54   60 years old level or over / A retired person / Useful /
Purpose of use
distance to mars on a date in the future - SF novel
[8]  2019/09/17 09:40   30 years old level / An engineer / Useful /
Purpose of use
curiosity
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a visible color diagram will make more interactive
[9]  2019/07/09 17:35   20 years old level / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Very /
Purpose of use
im trying to find the distance between earth and Jupiter at a very specific time
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This helped me a lot on a personal project!
[10]  2019/02/05 16:01   60 years old level or over / A retired person / Very /
Purpose of use
Calculate distance to the furthest object I have ever seen in daylight in a clear blue sky with my naked eye: Jupiter at 7:15am EST on January 31, 2019. It was 878 million kms distant.

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