We have been using Intermatic astronomical timers like gang busters as of late.
We use them mostly in accent lighting such as art or niche lighting or bathroom toe kicks lights. Lights come on at dawn or dusk or most any other scheduled time that suits you. Our customer’s love the way these lights work - not only to beatify, but also as a night light. Once you set them up you can forget them.
However, set up is best accomplished by watching the YouTube video. Click here