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Posted on: August 26, 2009 at 12:00 AM
This example will inform you about the date_sun_info function used for accessing the time detail. Learn How to declare the date_sun_info() in PHP programming language.


date_sun_info() Function of PHP

date_sun_info function returns an array with information about sunset/sunrise and twilight begin/end. It returns array on success or False on failure. 

Description on PHP date_sun_info() Function

array date_sun_info ( int $time , float $latitude , float $longitude )

Parameter of Date Sun Info Format PHP

time - Timestamp.

latitude - Latitude in degrees.

longitude - Longitude in degrees.

Examples of Date Sun Info Function in PHP

$sun_info = date_sun_info(strtotime("2006-12-12"), 31.7667, 35.2333);
foreach ($sun_info as $key => $val) {
echo "$key: " . date("H:i:s", $val) . "\n";

The above example will output:

sunrise: 05:52:11
sunset: 15:41:21
transit: 10:46:46
civil_twilight_begin: 05:24:08
civil_twilight_end: 16:09:24
nautical_twilight_begin: 04:52:25
nautical_twilight_end: 16:41:06
astronomical_twilight_begin: 04:21:32
astronomical_twilight_end: 17:12:00


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Posted on: August 26, 2009

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