Now you can have accurate, attractive Moon and Sun details at your fingertips. View a beautiful real-time image of the current Moon phase, complete with technical data. Quickly see if the Moon is above the horizon and find Moon rise and set times and precise Moon position in the sky by looking at the Lunar Position screen. If you also want to know Sun rise and set times, look at the Solar Position screen.
Luna Solaria is immediately ready to use after installation and is designed for efficient use. Easily swipe to reach each screen, or click on convenient icons. The app automatically configures your location by using your phone's geographic location.
The app uses precise mathematical algorithms accurate to a second or better (milliseconds).
Specific features you'll find in the app are listed below. All data is live (real-time), based on your current time and location.
Current Moon Details
* Picture of real-time Moon with true Moon surface from NASA images
* Names of Moon phases (waxing, waning, crescent, gibbous, new, first quarter, full, third quarter)
* Dates of upcoming Full, New, First and Third Quarter Moons
* Percent of full
* Age (days and percent)
* Brightness (magnitude)
* Zodiac sign
* Distance from Earth
Lunar Position Details
* Moonrise time
* Moonset time
* Transit time (highest point in the sky)
* Subtransit time (lowest point below horizon)
* Azimuth, in degrees (the compass direction of the Moon's location)
* Altitude, in degrees (how high above the horizon)
* RA (right ascension) and Dec (declination)
Sun Position Details
* Sunrise, including twilight times (Civil, Nautical and Astronomical)
* Sunset, including twilight times (Civil, Nautical and Astronomical)
Adds an optional in-app upgrade that alerts you when the moon rises or sets.
Ratings and Reviews
Beautiful, useful app
Fascinating on its own, this is a detailed and very easy to use app if you want to track lunar phases.
I came across it while looking for helpful info for viewing the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights, while traveling to Iceland in February 2017. The best chances to see this phenomenon are during the darker night skies close to the time of the New Moon. (I lucked out and saw the lights in mid-cycle--GO to the northern latitudes to see the lights! What an amazing experience.)
The moon is worth tracking even when I'm not in Iceland, and this app has such an easy, intuitive method. There is also info on the solar cycles--also very helpful if you want up the chances of seeing the lights (in either polar region).
Well done. Thank you very much for this app.
Lovely and informative.
This is a handy app to have whether your interest is astronomical, astrological, or both. The moon image is realistic yet aesthetically pleasing as well. I also appreciate how they managed to provide a great deal of useful information without making the interface look busy. Thanks again to the developer(s).
This App is as good as it gets!!!
Would review as 6 stars! Simple, Easy & beautiful graphics! Love the alerts too, which I recommend purchasing! I studied Astronomy in college & I think this is the best sunrise / lunar app in the iStore!
- BLUEMARMOT, INC
- 3.9 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © 2013 BlueMarmot, Inc.
- In-App Purchases
- control of dates $1.99
- set of 500 notifications $0.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.