Shadows Pro is a software package for designing sundials and astrolabes, developed by a French amateur astronomer Fran├žois Blateyron. Shadows allows you to easily create a sundial customized for your location and then to build it thanks to printouts to scale. Shadows is free in its base level. It is used by thousands of users around the world. Discover the world of sundials on this web site through educational pages and photo galleries. Features : Planispheric astrolabe, universal astrolabe Vertical declining analemmatic sundial Bifilar sundials Drawing of azimuth and altitude lines on the sundial Sidereal hours, unequal hours Solar graph (azimuth-altitude) with horizon mask Colored background outside solstice arcs Export of drawing layout in DXF (AutoCAD) Export of animations in AVI Tool for the calculation of sundial parameters from a photo Efficiency graph of a solar pannel Plane sundials with polar style (horizontal, vertical declining, equatorial, polar, meridian) Sundial drawn to scale 1, of any size and any orientation or reclination Compatible with any location on Earth, in northern or southern hemisphere (5100 locations installed) Style drawn to scale 1 Tables of coordinates of hour line points and declination arcs Drawing of solar or mean hours, with or without longitude correction Text frames that can be moved and resized on the sundial, with preinstalled list of mottoes Equation of time drawn in various forms Drawing of a protractor and azimuth circle Export of data in Excel format Copy-paste of images in bitmap format Fully illustrated 130-page user manual User interface translated in 17 languages

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