SolarBeam is an application for drawing solar diagrams. That is to say a diagram that shows the position of the sun over the course of a day, for a given place on Earth. For a description, read the explanation.
- 2000 predefined locations worldwide with accurate geographic coordinates and timezone information. (User defined locations are also supported.)
- World map display for location finding.
- Daylight saving time information included where applicable.
- Interactive input allows tracing paths along the diagram.
- Diagrams are scalable to any size for inclusion in documents.
- Command line client for automated querying.
- SolarBeam is Free Software. That is, you can freely modify it, improve it etc.
- Runs on any major operating system with .NET/Mono.
SolarBeam is written by Martin Matusiak <email@example.com>.
This application was developed in cooperation with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway, and sponsored by The Research Council of Norway.
Coordinator: Professor Barbara Matusiak, Department of Architectural Design, Form and Colour Studies, NTNU.