The Moon

Lunar libration and lunar limb profiles

You can calculate the position of the Moon in a variety of common coordinate systems using the Body Position end point and its rise, transit, and setting time using the Rise, Transit, Set end point.

Additionally, the Body Position end point can optionally return other Moon specific information, such as the illuminated fraction of the Moon's disc, waxing/waning state, and geocentric distance.

There are however some more specialized end points available which relate solely to the Moon: libration and the lunar limb profile. API end points are available to calculate both geocentric and topocentric lunar libration. For use specifically with solar eclipse calculations, a limited set of lunar limb profile data is available.

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