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Moon phase

Post by Yihaaa » Friday 19 July 2013 20:25

Hereby my suggestion to add a "moon phase" feature.
On a lot a standard weather stations the phase of the moon can be seen and it looks me a good idea that it would be nice to have this implemented also in Domoticz 8-)

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Re: Moon phase

Post by soiltech » Wednesday 20 January 2016 21:28

*bump*

would love to see this as well, it is an important part for gardeners using this controller.

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Re: Moon phase

Post by gizmocuz » Saturday 06 February 2016 17:45

Please give more details

URL, screenshot, API, usage, .....
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Re: Moon phase

Post by LouiS22 » Saturday 06 February 2016 18:24

gizmocuz wrote:Please give more details

URL, screenshot, API, usage, .....
I believe he'd like the data from: http://www.wunderground.com/weather/api ... onomy&MR=1

more specifically:

moon_phase
percentIlluminated
ageOfMoon
phaseofMoon
hemisphere

If I'm not mistaken,

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Re: Moon phase

Post by gizmocuz » Saturday 06 February 2016 18:31

So something like a moon rise/set ?
I still do not get its usage ? Why is this important ? And can't the sun set/rise be used ?
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Re: Moon phase

Post by LouiS22 » Saturday 06 February 2016 18:41

gizmocuz wrote:So something like a moon rise/set ?
I still do not get its usage ? Why is this important ? And can't the sun set/rise be used ?
Not sure, but found this: http://www.almanac.com/content/planting ... g-calendar

Could be something in it :)

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Re: Moon phase

Post by alexsh1 » Monday 30 May 2016 14:29

No need to add anything to Domoticz.
One has to use the existing capabilities to add things like moon rise/set in case needed.
Please see my lua script below. Do not forget to add 5 dummy sensors and name the script "script_time_moon.lua" before placing it in lua directory under scripts in domoticz folder.

PS I am still developing it

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    -- Variables to customize ------------------------------------------------
       local city = "London"            -- Your city for Wunderground API
       local countryCode = "UK"            -- Your country code for Wunderground API
       local idxmoonpercentage ='214'            -- Your virtual moon percentage illuminated Device ID
       local idxmoonage ='213'       -- Your virtual moon age Device ID
       local idxmoonphase ='210'       -- Your virtual phase moon Device ID
       local idxmoonrise='211'           -- Your virtual moon rise variable ID
       local idxmoonset='212'           -- Your virtual moon set variable ID
       local wuAPIkey = "" -- Your Weather Underground API Key
       local DEBUG = 0             -- 0 , 1 for domoticz log 
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------




commandArray = {}

    time = os.date("*t")
    if  ((time.min % 60)==0)  then -- Run every hour. Check the wundergroud API limitation before changing this

    json = (loadfile "/home/pi/domoticz/scripts/lua/JSON.lua")()  -- For Linux
       --  API Wunderground
    local file=assert(io.popen('curl http://api.wunderground.com/api/'..wuAPIkey..'/astronomy/q/'..countryCode..'/'..city..'.json'))
    local raw = file:read('*all')
    file:close()
    s = (string.gsub(raw, "%c+", ""))
    if( DEBUG == 1) then print('Moon'..s) end

     -- moonrise
     moonriseHour, moonriseMinute = string.match(s, [["moonrise": {"hour":"(%d+)","minute":"(%d+)"]])
     print("Moonrise:\t"..moonriseHour..":"..moonriseMinute)
     -- moonset
     moonsetHour, moonsetMinute = string.match(s, [["moonset": {"hour":"(%d+)","minute":"(%d+)"]])
     print("Moonset:\t"..moonsetHour..":"..moonsetMinute)

     -- percentage of moon illuminated
     percentIlluminated = string.match(s, [["percentIlluminated":"(%d+)"]])
     print("Percent:\t"..percentIlluminated.."%")

     -- age of moon since last new moon
     age = string.match(s, [["ageOfMoon":"(%d+)"]])
     print("Age:\t\t"..age)

     -- Phase of the moon
     moonPhase = string.match(s, [["phaseofMoon":"(.-)"]])
     print("Phase:\t"..moonPhase)


commandArray[1] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonphase.."|0|"..moonPhase}
commandArray[2] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonrise.."|0|"..moonriseHour..moonriseMinute}
commandArray[3] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonset.."|0|"..moonsetHour..moonsetMinute}
commandArray[4] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonage.."|0|"..age}
commandArray[5] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonpercentage.."|0|"..percentIlluminated}


     end

return commandArray

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Re: Moon phase

Post by papoo » Wednesday 15 June 2016 22:46

forecast.io have this information in daily json

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daily: {
data: [
{
time: 1465941600,
summary: "Light rain throughout the day.",
icon: "rain",
sunriseTime: 1465963534,
sunsetTime: 1466020087,
moonPhase: 0.34,
precipIntensity: 0.0141,
precipIntensityMax: 0.0317,
precipIntensityMaxTime: 1466017200,...
moonPhase: 0.34,
just add it in forecast.io hardware like wind or rain?

moonPhase (only defined on daily data points): A number representing the fractional part of the lunation number of the given day: a value of 0 corresponds to a new moon, 0.25 to a first quarter moon, 0.5 to a full moon, and 0.75 to a last quarter moon. (The ranges in between these represent waxing crescent, waxing gibbous, waning gibbous, and waning crescent moons, respectively.)
source : https://developer.forecast.io/docs/v2

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Re: Moon phase

Post by gizmocuz » Thursday 16 June 2016 8:54

Why not calculate the moon-phase yourself ?

http://www.nano-reef.com/topic/217305-a ... e-arduino/
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Re: Moon phase

Post by jackslayter » Thursday 16 June 2016 11:46

and add dummy device in Dz with moon phase like Alert device ;)
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Re: Moon phase

Post by gizmocuz » Thursday 16 June 2016 12:01

Why a dummy device? We could create a 'moon sensor' ?
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Re: Moon phase

Post by jackslayter » Thursday 16 June 2016 12:55

yes, like Alert sensor
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Re: Moon phase

Post by Toulon7559 » Thursday 16 June 2016 23:12

For Python-applications the modules Astral and PyEphem provide easy & accurate calculation of moonphase, etc.
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Re: Moon phase

Post by gizmocuz » Friday 17 June 2016 8:35

I shown the calculation part already above... not that difficult, and should be easy to add to the system, just like the sunset/sunrise is calculated
Infact, someone could use that as a start place to implement it
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Re: Moon phase

Post by wizjos » Wednesday 26 October 2016 11:39

Thanks @alexsh1!
I used your script and modified it somewhat :mrgreen:

The result looks like this:
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As you can see with a Custom sensor that represents the actual moonphase as an icon 8-)

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-- MoonPhase script 
-- Original by: alexsh1 in https://www.domoticz.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=107
-- Adapted by wizjos 26-10-2016
-- Requirements:
-- 1 uservariable "MoonphaseCheck"
-- 1 dummy sensor (type percentage) for moonpercentage
-- 3 dummy sensors (type text) for moonphase, moonrise and moonset
-- 2 dummy sensors (type custom) for moonage and moonphase icon
-- 8 custom icon sets (http://domoticz-icon.aurelien-loyer.fr/) for the moonphase icons
-- note: Only the first (or 'on') icon of a custom iconset is used, so you need 8 different sets of custom icons 
--       The icons are referenced by their internal number.

-- Variables to customize ------------------------------------------------
local checkvar = "MoonphaseCheck"               -- name of the uservar to check if update is allowed
local checktime = 3600                          -- check allowed every x seconds 3600 = 60 min. Check the wundergroud API limitation before changing this
local city = "<YOUR CITY HERE>"                 -- Your city for Wunderground API
local countryCode = "NL"                        -- Your country code for Wunderground API
local idxmoonpercentage ='125'                  -- Your virtual moon percentage illuminated Device ID
local idxmoonage ='131'                         -- Your virtual moon age Device ID
local idxmoonphase ='132'                       -- Your virtual moon phase Device ID
local idxmoonrise='124'                         -- Your virtual moon rise variable ID
local idxmoonset='127'                          -- Your virtual moon set variable ID
local idxmoonphaseicon = "133"                  -- Your virtual moon phase icon variable ID
local wuAPIkey = "<YOUR API KEY HERE>"          -- Your Weather Underground API Key
local DOMO_IP = "<YOUR DOMOTICZ IP HERE>"       -- Domoticz ip address
local DOMO_PORT = "8084"                        -- Domoticz port
local tempfilename = '/var/tmp/phase.tmp'       -- can be anywhere writeable
local debug=false                               -- false, true for domoticz log
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

function file_exists(path)
    -- function to check if a file exists
    local file = io.open(path, "rb")
    if file then file:close() end
    return file ~= nil
end

function timedifference(s)
    -- function to determine the difference in seconds between the current time and a given one
    year = string.sub(s, 1, 4)
    month = string.sub(s, 6, 7)
    day = string.sub(s, 9, 10)
    hour = string.sub(s, 12, 13)
    minutes = string.sub(s, 15, 16)
    seconds = string.sub(s, 18, 19)
    t1 = os.time()
    t2 = os.time{year=year, month=month, day=day, hour=hour, min=minutes, sec=seconds}
    difference = os.difftime (t1, t2)
    return difference
end

function may_update(device, timeelapsed)
    -- function to check whether an update is allowed
    return uservariables_lastupdate[device] == nil or timedifference(uservariables_lastupdate[device]) >= timeelapsed
end

commandArray = {}
    time = os.date("*t")
    url='http://api.wunderground.com/api/'..wuAPIkey..'/astronomy/q/'..countryCode..'/'..city..'.json'
    if (may_update(checkvar,checktime)==true) or (file_exists(tempfilename)==false) then
       -- read API Wunderground
        if debug then 
            message ="Moonphase - Collecting data from: "..url
            if (file_exists(tempfilename)==false) then 
                message=message.."because /var/tmp/phase.tmp does not exist."
            end
            if (may_update(checkvar,checktime)==true) then 
                message=message.." it's time."
            end
            print(message)
            print("Difference: "..timedifference(uservariables_lastupdate[checkvar]).." seconds")
        end
        read = os.execute('curl -s -o '..tempfilename..' "'..url..'"')
        commandArray['Variable:'..checkvar]=time.hour..":"..time.min
        file = io.open(tempfilename, "r")
        s= file:read("*a")
        s = (string.gsub(s, "%c+", ""))
        file:close()

        -- moonrise
        moonriseHour, moonriseMinute = string.match(s, [["moonrise": {"hour":"(%d+)","minute":"(%d+)"]])
        print("Moonrise:\t"..moonriseHour..":"..moonriseMinute)
        -- moonset
        moonsetHour, moonsetMinute = string.match(s, [["moonset": {"hour":"(%d+)","minute":"(%d+)"]])
        print("Moonset:\t"..moonsetHour..":"..moonsetMinute)

        -- percentage of moon illuminated
        percentIlluminated = string.match(s, [["percentIlluminated":"(%d+)"]])
        print("Percent:\t"..percentIlluminated.."%")

        -- age of moon since last new moon
        age = string.match(s, [["ageOfMoon":"(%d+)"]])
        print("Age:\t\t"..age)

        -- Phase of the moon
        -- set the moonPhaseIcon to your appropriate icon number (8 x)
        moonPhase = string.match(s, [["phaseofMoon":"(.-)"]])
        if moonPhase=="New" then
            moonPhaseIdx = 1
            moonPhaseIcon = 103
            moonPhase = "Nieuwe maan" 
        end
        if moonPhase=="Waxing Crescent" then 
            moonPhaseIdx = 2
            moonPhaseIcon = 104
            moonPhase = "Wassende halve maan" 
        end
        if moonPhase=="First Quarter" then 
            moonPhaseIdx = 3
            moonPhaseIcon = 105
            moonPhase = "Eerste kwartier" 
        end
        if moonPhase=="Waxing Gibbous" then 
            moonPhaseIdx = 4
            moonPhaseIcon = 106
            moonPhase = "Wassende maan" 
        end
        if moonPhase=="Full" then 
            moonPhaseIdx = 5
            moonPhaseIcon = 107
            moonPhase = "Volle maan" 
        end
        if moonPhase=="Waning Gibbous" then 
            moonPhaseIdx = 6
            moonPhaseIcon = 108
            moonPhase = "Afnemende maan" 
        end
        if moonPhase=="Last Quarter" then 
            moonPhaseIdx = 7
            moonPhaseIcon = 109
            moonPhase = "Laatste kwartier" 
        end
        if moonPhase=="Waning Crescent" then 
            moonPhaseIdx = 8
            moonPhaseIcon = 110
            moonPhase = "Afnemende halve maan" 
        end
        -- Because there is no api command available to set a custom icon a JSON call is made 
        -- This requires the following parameters:
        -- type = setused (not to be changed)
        -- idx = idxmoonphaseicon (not to be changed here)
        -- name = Maanfase (This is the Name of the control. You need to pass this value. This name will be displayd in the Domoticz GUI.
        -- description = (left empty: no need for a description in the Domoticz GUI)
        -- switchtype = 0 (not to be changed)
        -- customimage = moonPhaseIcon (not to be changed here)
        -- devoptions = 1;%20 (This is the 'axis-label'. Because only a number is sent a space (%20) is given as axis-label, resulting in no axis-label in Domoticz GUI (not to be changed)
        -- used = true (not to be changed)
        os.execute('curl -s -i -H "Accept: application/json" "http://"'..DOMO_IP..'":"'..DOMO_PORT..'"/json.htm?type=setused&idx="'..idxmoonphaseicon..'"&name=Maanfase&description=&switchtype=0&customimage="'..moonPhaseIcon..'"&devoptions=1;%20&used=true"')
        print("Phase:\t"..moonPhase)


        commandArray[1] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonphase.."|0|"..moonPhase}
        commandArray[2] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonrise.."|0|"..moonriseHour..":"..moonriseMinute}
        commandArray[3] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonset.."|0|"..moonsetHour..":"..moonsetMinute}
        commandArray[4] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonage.."|0|"..age}
        commandArray[5] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonpercentage.."|0|"..percentIlluminated}
        commandArray[6] = {['UpdateDevice'] = idxmoonphaseicon.."|0|"..moonPhaseIdx}
    else
        if debug then print("MoonPhase - Update not allowed: Difference is "..timedifference(uservariables_lastupdate[checkvar]).." seconds") end
    end

return commandArray


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Re: Moon phase

Post by Derik » Wednesday 26 October 2016 19:09

mmm try this get working...
Do i need the city name
Or the station id?


And the variable:
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Please explane som more...

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Re: Moon phase

Post by alexsh1 » Wednesday 26 October 2016 19:58

Good work @ wizjos!
Is your moon icon changing according to the moon phase? Very nice - now I'd like to implement it too :D

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Re: Moon phase

Post by Amsterdam020 » Wednesday 26 October 2016 20:17

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agricultural_astrology
"There is a lack of scientific evidence proving the beneficial effects of astrological gardening."

Nonetheless the moon phase is a nice extension to domoticz.
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Re: Moon phase

Post by wizjos » Wednesday 26 October 2016 22:08

Derik wrote:mmm try this get working...
Do i need the city name
Or the station id?
The city name
The url should look like this:

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http://api.wunderground.com/api/<YourwuAPIkey>/astronomy/q/NL/Nijmegen.json
Derik wrote: And the variable:
Do not understand this function?
Please explane som more...
I'd love to, but I'm not completely sure about what exactly your question/problem is. When looking at your screenshot you're adding a uservariable. I use this variable to determine when the last check (= property lastupdated of this uservariable) was done. At this time plus 3600 seconds ore more the check/update is performed again. The uservariable displays a time, but this is purely cosmetic. The check is performed against the time of the last update.
Does that answer your question/clarifies things somewhat?
I was not aware of this site. Thanks for mentioning! I'll post my icon-sets a soon as I've sanitized things...
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Re: Moon phase

Post by wizjos » Wednesday 26 October 2016 22:09

alexsh1 wrote:Good work @ wizjos!
Is your moon icon changing according to the moon phase? Very nice - now I'd like to implement it too :D
I can confirm it is 8-)

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