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Is there an I/A Series G3 object that calculates sunrise and sunset?

Issue

Is there an I/A Series G3 object that calculates sunrise and sunset?

Environment

I/A Series G3 (versions 3.5.xx and higher)

Cause

Requires calculated sunrise and sunset times for automatic control of lighting, etc.

Resolution

The SunPosition object can be used to calculate a wide variety of sun metrics. Calculations are based upon a provided longitude, latitude, and date time.  The SunPosition object can be found in the I/A Series G3 weather module.

Note:  The use of the SunPosition object does not require that the ENC, JACE, or Enterprise Server have Internet access, nor that it be located within the United States. The data provided is generated within the station using mathematical calculations based upon the current date, time, and a location provided in degrees longitude and latitude.

The following data is available as output slots of the object:

Day Length
Sunrise time
Sunset time
Astronomical noon
Astronomical midnight
Current sun elevation
Maximum sun elevation (at solar noon)
Minimum sun elevation (at solar midnight)
Current sun Declination
Current sun Azimuth
Current sun Right Ascension

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