The program runs on all Windows systems (64-bit-versions too) and calculates about 20
(!) different types of
sundials. You can draw the dials on screen, have them printed with all
printers installed or saved as file with format *.dxf (AutoCad,...) or
*.plt (HPGL). The program also evaluates rise and set of sun and moon
and the times of twilight, computes sun positions, the Equation of Time
and the time for particular sun positions between 1300 and 2500.
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Graph of Sun positions can show local skyline
(horizon profiles), Hour lines for Local Apparent Time or Mean Time.
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Download zipped version of SONNE, vers. 4.03
( packed into son403.zip, about 7 MB). Unpack downloaded zip-file to your subdirectory and start Sonne.exe.
- Software ALEMMA
calculates different types of analemmatic sundials. Various types of analemmatic sundials are added since vers. 2.1.
The program runs on all Windows systems (64-bit-versions too.) English and German are offered as language.
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Download zipped Alemma, v. 2.3 (zip-file of about 4 MB,
with various types of analemmatic sundials.) Unpack downloaded zip-file to your subdirectory
and start Alemma23.exe.
Excel-file for Analemmatic Sundials
This is an improved and extended version 2.2 of an
Excel-spreadsheet by Roger Bailey. Analemmatic sundials and the Equation
of Time are calculated and displayed. The used language is English or
Excel-spreadsheet Analemmatic Sundials (zip-file of about
75 kB, vers. from 2008/02/20)
- Software STUNDLIN ! (Version 1.05 )
The program runs on all Windows systems (64-bit-versions too) and calculates the latitude and the
wall deviation of a vertical sundial construction, if hour line angles
are known (measured). Further the program calculates the angles of
hour lines in horizontal/vertical/ inclining sundials for given latitude.
In the program the languages English or German can be chosen. English and
German help files use now the chm-format. To use just unpack the
downloaded zip-file in any directory.
software STUNDLIN (Version 1.05, packed into StdLin.zip, about
Download help information in
pdf-format (Stdlin_pdf.zip contains English and German
version help info, about 900 kB)
- Software CONVERT
CONVRT.EXE runs on all Windows systems (64-bit-versions too) and converts dxf-files into
HPGL-files and vice versa. The supported commands are those which are
used in the program SONNE.EXE. Commands not supported by CONVRT.EXE
should be displayed after the conversion! A helpfile is included.
software CONVRT (v. 2.21, packed into convrt.zip, about
160 kB, version from 2005/04/15)