Solaris Alpha

Solaris Alpha


The best aurora and solar flare app for Android - Solaris Alpha gives you features the others don't!

- REALTIME solar flare, geomagnetic storm, and aurora alerts!
- 3D ultraviolet sun maps, including REALTIME channel!
- 3D Earth map showing aurora, clouds and sunlight!

NOTE: The STEREO A spacecraft is currently behind the Sun, and the solar map is currently unavailable until sometime in July 2015.

Be ready for space weather storms with Solaris Alpha, featuring realtime 3D views of Sun and Earth. Receive automatic solar flare, geomagnetic storm, and aurora alerts on your phone!

Solaris Alpha's 3D Sun view displays the latest xray flares and sunspots on our home star, at four extreme ultraviolet wavelengths. Effortlessly move around the Sun and zoom into interesting regions with a touch of your finger!

But there's more - this app also features a realtime 3D view of Earth's aurora, cloud-cover, and sunlight. Watch northern and southern lights, storms, and sunshine move across our planet - all in the palm of your hand!

The application uses data from NASA STEREO, SDO, and ACE spacecraft - downloaded from outer space to your phone. Solaris Alpha alerts you with a ringtone when new solar flares are detected, geomagnetic storm level increases, interplanetary magnetic field turns south, or when the aurora may be visible from your phone's location. If you are interested in solar astronomy and space weather, you need this app!

Please email me with suggested new features - many thanks to all of those who have already helped me improve Solaris Alpha!

The app's storm/aurora/flare detector automatically starts when your phone boots, and you will receive alerts whether or not SolarisAlpha is running (uncheck "Start detector at boot" from Solaris' "Settings" menu to disable auto-start on boot). PLEASE NOTE: Android does NOT support start-on-boot of apps stored on the SD card, so you must install SolarisAlpha on your phone to enable this feature.

Download the free Solaris Widget, which displays key data from www.spaceweather.com. Touching the widget automatically opens Solaris Alpha.

IF YOU EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS - please email me at [email protected] with a problem description rather than leaving a brief complaint in the market. Brief market comments usually do not provide enough detail to fix bugs, and I have no way of contacting you for more information unless I have your email address! Thanks!

Copyright 2015, Earth and Sky Productions. All rights reserved

Recent changes:
"IMF south check" setting now has options "Off", "Always", and "Only under storm conditions"

Faster Earth globe rendering

Improved aurora map

Improved power management

Download the FREE Solaris Widget to display key space weather data on your home screen - touch the widget to open Solaris Alpha
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4.6
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About Solaris Alpha
The best aurora and solar flare app for Android - Solaris Alpha gives you features the others don't!

- REALTIME solar flare, geomagnetic storm, and aurora alerts!
- 3D ultraviolet sun maps, including REALTIME channel!
- 3D Earth map showing aurora, clouds and sunlight!

NOTE: The STEREO A spacecraft is currently behind the Sun, and the solar map is currently unavailable until sometime in July 2015.

Be ready for space weather storms with Solaris Alpha, featuring realtime 3D views of Sun and Earth. Receive automatic solar flare, geomagnetic storm, and aurora alerts on your phone!

Solaris Alpha's 3D Sun view displays the latest xray flares and sunspots on our home star, at four extreme ultraviolet wavelengths. Effortlessly move around the Sun and zoom into interesting regions with a touch of your finger!

But there's more - this app also features a realtime 3D view of Earth's aurora, cloud-cover, and sunlight. Watch northern and southern lights, storms, and sunshine move across our planet - all in the palm of your hand!

The application uses data from NASA STEREO, SDO, and ACE spacecraft - downloaded from outer space to your phone. Solaris Alpha alerts you with a ringtone when new solar flares are detected, geomagnetic storm level increases, interplanetary magnetic field turns south, or when the aurora may be visible from your phone's location. If you are interested in solar astronomy and space weather, you need this app!

Please email me with suggested new features - many thanks to all of those who have already helped me improve Solaris Alpha!

The app's storm/aurora/flare detector automatically starts when your phone boots, and you will receive alerts whether or not SolarisAlpha is running (uncheck "Start detector at boot" from Solaris' "Settings" menu to disable auto-start on boot). PLEASE NOTE: Android does NOT support start-on-boot of apps stored on the SD card, so you must install SolarisAlpha on your phone to enable this feature.

Download the free Solaris Widget, which displays key data from www.spaceweather.com. Touching the widget automatically opens Solaris Alpha.

IF YOU EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS - please email me at [email protected] with a problem description rather than leaving a brief complaint in the market. Brief market comments usually do not provide enough detail to fix bugs, and I have no way of contacting you for more information unless I have your email address! Thanks!

Copyright 2015, Earth and Sky Productions. All rights reserved

Recent changes:
"IMF south check" setting now has options "Off", "Always", and "Only under storm conditions"

Faster Earth globe rendering

Improved aurora map

Improved power management

Download the FREE Solaris Widget to display key space weather data on your home screen - touch the widget to open Solaris Alpha

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jun 26, 2015
Low data mode a bummer From NASA'a website: spacecraft is in safe mode for the superior solar conjunction. Normal operations expected to resume July 2015. What a bummer.
A Google User
May 31, 2015
Great App! This is an important tool for me as an amateur astronomer and has been remarkable software. NOAA is the source of current problems, not this talented developer. I have had similar problems with NOAA regarding my own software - unannounced undocumented changes! With a little patience, I'm confident Solaris will continue to be a remarkable solar observation app.
A Google User
May 28, 2015
WoW...way to go🙌
A Google User
Feb 22, 2015
Back to good! I had problems, they were replied too and fixed! Thank You!! I have given the 5 stars back and I will continue to love this app!!!
A Google User
Jan 26, 2015
Great job on the updates!! Love the fact I can simply go to Solaris and get instant auroral information without having to search on my desktop. Continually updated and improved! Worth every penny and more!!