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Sun Surveyor Lite


Sun Surveyor Lite predicts and visualizes Sun, Sunrise and Sunset positions and times with a 3D Compass! Sun Surveyor Lite is useful for film and photography location scouting, solar panel positioning, architecture, gardening, real estate, Earth Science geekery, and more!

Use the interactive controls to:
- Visualize and plan for the "golden hour"
- Find the time of year and angle to shoot a location at Sunrise or Sunset
- Visualize the Sun throughout the day or through the year
- Study the sun shadow ratio and projection to visualize the shadows cast from the Sun

Features:
- Sun Bearing and Altitude, Sunrise & Sunset, Shadow Ratio, Dawn & Dusk Times
- Golden Hour and Blue Hour Times
- 3D Compass - A 3D projection of Sun positions and events overlaid onto a compass representing the device's bearing and orientation in the world
- Time Machine Slider - Visualize events for a single day, or watch the days get longer and shorter and the Sun's path in the sky change
- Compensation for Magnetic Declination

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Check out the Full Version of Sun Surveyor for:
- Augmented Reality Camera View - Visualize sun and moon positions and paths overlaid upon the device's camera input; determine whether the sun will go behind a building or will come through a window
- Interactive Map View - plan a remote shot or PV array placement, interact with a top-down perspective of sun and moon paths and events
- Moon Information, Summer and Winter Solstice Paths & Equinox Paths
- Offline Usage, Entering Coordinates, Searching, Saving & Loading Locations, Export/Import/Backup to Google Earth .kml format
- Widgets (9 total) for home screen and lock screen
+ More!

Permissions Explained:
* Internet Usage is for reverse geocoding - looking up the Address of your current Location, flurry analytics, and ads
* Please email with any bugs or suggestions, if you have questions let me know and I can try to help you!

Recent changes:
v1.4.8.1
- fix for Google Play Services 4.0 crash on Android 2.2 devices
v1.4.8
- Location Updates: Gingerbread+: Using the new Google Play Services "Fused Location Provider" for better gps location fixes.
- Location Updates: changed algorithms and methodology for getting location updates, should always obtain a location in most instances.
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Free
84
4.2
User ratings
1872
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
1
File size
2266 kb
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About Sun Surveyor Lite
Sun Surveyor Lite predicts and visualizes Sun, Sunrise and Sunset positions and times with a 3D Compass! Sun Surveyor Lite is useful for film and photography location scouting, solar panel positioning, architecture, gardening, real estate, Earth Science geekery, and more!

Use the interactive controls to:
- Visualize and plan for the "golden hour"
- Find the time of year and angle to shoot a location at Sunrise or Sunset
- Visualize the Sun throughout the day or through the year
- Study the sun shadow ratio and projection to visualize the shadows cast from the Sun

Features:
- Sun Bearing and Altitude, Sunrise & Sunset, Shadow Ratio, Dawn & Dusk Times
- Golden Hour and Blue Hour Times
- 3D Compass - A 3D projection of Sun positions and events overlaid onto a compass representing the device's bearing and orientation in the world
- Time Machine Slider - Visualize events for a single day, or watch the days get longer and shorter and the Sun's path in the sky change
- Compensation for Magnetic Declination

----------
Check out the Full Version of Sun Surveyor for:
- Augmented Reality Camera View - Visualize sun and moon positions and paths overlaid upon the device's camera input; determine whether the sun will go behind a building or will come through a window
- Interactive Map View - plan a remote shot or PV array placement, interact with a top-down perspective of sun and moon paths and events
- Moon Information, Summer and Winter Solstice Paths & Equinox Paths
- Offline Usage, Entering Coordinates, Searching, Saving & Loading Locations, Export/Import/Backup to Google Earth .kml format
- Widgets (9 total) for home screen and lock screen
+ More!

Permissions Explained:
* Internet Usage is for reverse geocoding - looking up the Address of your current Location, flurry analytics, and ads
* Please email with any bugs or suggestions, if you have questions let me know and I can try to help you!

Recent changes:
v1.4.8.1
- fix for Google Play Services 4.0 crash on Android 2.2 devices
v1.4.8
- Location Updates: Gingerbread+: Using the new Google Play Services "Fused Location Provider" for better gps location fixes.
- Location Updates: changed algorithms and methodology for getting location updates, should always obtain a location in most instances.

User reviews of Sun Surveyor Lite
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A Google User
5 days ago
Does what it says
A Google User
Oct 13, 2014
Despite screenshots on the app page, the lite version doesn't include the camera overlay.
A Google User
Oct 10, 2014
Awesome I'm a photographer and this app is awesome. It will show me the angle and direction the where the sun is. Thank you for such a great FREE app.
A Google User
Oct 2, 2014
Good. This will work for until I get the upgrade.
A Google User
Sep 15, 2014
Poor GPS signal prevents usage in current version Don't know why a simple feature such as location via map is behind a pay wall. If you live in an area with poor GPS reception its best to find an alternative as you cannot set your location without buying.