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Solar Monitor

By egrafic

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At a glance you acquire the current solar and geomagnetic activity. High resolution images of the Sun are taking your breath away. The Sun is being displayed in near real-time. Minute-by-minute updates of solar wind speed, density, sunspot number are provided. Diagrams and LASCO animation make Solar Monitor a professional tool, pushing the latest space weather alerts directly to your device.

Solar wind speed is rising to 600 km/sec, then it continues to rise to 700 km/sec. Color changes from yellow to red. Push Alert: X-CLASS-FLARE! Aurora hunters hit the road. Solar Monitor is predicting a strong geomagnetic storm. This leads to spectacular Aurora Borealis lights. Suddenly: ALERT! Kp-Index=7. STRONG STORM! It will be exciting...

Solar Monitor provides its users with an extraordinary experience. Rely on it, as thousands of friends of the Sun do around the world. You will be delighted to become an owner of this new advanced technology!

• Live Alert System - pushing space weather alerts directly to your device
• High resolution - near real-time - SDO/NASA images of the Sun
• Latest space weather reports and messages
• Minute-by-minute updating solar wind speed, density, x-ray flux, kp, IMF, sunspot number...
• Many different diagrams with either bright or dark background
• LASCO C2/C3 animation and much more

What's New in Version 2.0

• Live Alert System - pushing space weather alerts directly to your device
• Retina graphics
• High resolution SDO images
• New Icon
• 4 new languages (more coming soon)
• Diagrams with either bright or dark background
• LASCO C2/C3 animation

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Customer Reviews

Can't live without it!!!

I love this app! It provides much more information than the Solar Alert app. It lets me know when the sun emits dangerous flares which can affect electrical systems, navigational systems, and satellites. It also warns me when there will be blackouts in the HF radio spectrum - very important to know when sending and receiving on HF frequencies. It' a great source of information in learning about and understanding how the sun behaves. This is one app you cannot live without!

Steep Priced Solar Data

If you are a solar astronomer, and have somewhat deep pockets to put out for an Apple-based app, this utility provides very good data in a clean graphic presentation. It is unfortunate, especially for the price of 10 USD (as of this writing, 2016,10Feb:1919), this app provides none of the latest solar videos available [one of the reasons I keep the FREE Korean Solar Space Center's RRA SWx for Apple devices].
Because the steep price and the unavailability of videos of solar activity: 4 Stars.

Excellent but a bit overpriced.

I'd rate this 5 stars, but I paid $10 for it which seems a bit overpriced. The main thing I need is notification of K indices >=5 to make sure my quadcopter doesn't have GPS problems and this seems to be the only app that does it. The app is well designed but needs an update for the iPhone 6+ screen ratio. It would also be nice to see a universal version with iPad ui support.

Solar Monitor
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  • $6.99
  • Category: Weather
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.0
  • Size: 3.4 MB
  • Languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Russian, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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