Observe, understand, and marvel any solar eclipse between 1990 and 2100!

How does a solar eclipse occur? Where will the Moon’s shadow pass over the Earth’s surface during the next eclipse? Where can the solar eclipse be best observed, and what must be kept in mind during the observation?

Experience solar eclipses, all shown in vivid, interactive simulations. Find out where to observe the solar eclipse from the best location. Witness the celestial event as observed from a point near the Sun. Read all the fascinating facts about the Sun and the development of a solar eclipse, and get useful tips for observing a solar eclipse.

Selected by among the best apps for watching solar eclipses! (8/2017)

Main features:
• Four different interactive eclipse simulations: View from current location, View from best location, View from orbit around the Earth, View from the Sun
• Physical and schematic solar eclipse maps including simulations of the solar eclipses
• Visualization of the best visibility (partial/total obscuration)
• All about eclipses: explanations and facts, illustrated with images and videos
• All solar eclipses occurred/will occur on the Earth between 1990 and 2100
• Video of the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 in the U.S.
• Select location from a map, via place name search, or GPS; alternatively, select the ‘best location‘ for observing
• Display up-to-date weather and temperature data
• All the data needed for observing ‘live‘: time of greatest eclipse, coordinates, etc.
• Five languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Russian

Never miss any celestial event again – with the perfect Redshift app to meet your desires!
• Redshift Compact – Astronomy for beginners
• Redshift – Astronomy for advanced users
• Redshift Pro including many more features, e.g. telescope control

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What's New

Version 1.3

Have a look at the new live video of the solar eclipse 2017 in the U.S.! Plus: Some smaller tweaks and optimizations make the app even better.

Ratings and Reviews

Excellent resource


This app is very intuitive and flexible. Useful far beyond the upcoming U.S. Eclipse. Highly recommended!!

Hated it


A waste of money..:(


United Soft Media Verlag GmbH
592.7 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Russian, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2017 United Soft Media Verlag GmbH, Munich. ™ The RedShift Brand is a registered trademark of Maris Technologies Ltd. Copyright Maris Technologies 1993-2017.


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