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(Submitted July 10, 1997)

I live on Long Island and I was wondering if by any chance you would know a place that I can find out the Positions in degrees of the Planets on a given day. I need this for a reference for a program.

The Answer

There are shareware and freeware programs available on the Internet that will calculate this for you. You'll find links to lots of astronomy software for different platforms at

Damian Audley
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