Connects to near-real time views of the Sun from multiple NASA satellites: The app is free to download and is currently available for the iPhone, iPad and the Droid!
The Venus Transit phone app, will allow individuals to send their observations of the 2012 transit of Venus to a global experiment to measure the size of the solar system.
A major solar flare erupts on the sun. Before long, your phone chirps in your pocket to let you know! Pulling out your phone, you see a 3D view of the sun — a digital reconstruction of satellite images freshly downloaded from NASA's "STEREO" satellites, orbiting millions of miles away.
This application collectively shows various kinds of space weather information including solar and geophysical data. Solar images from satellites and ground observatories, geophysical data from various sources, space weather alerts and forecasts are summarized to be displayed. This application will be continuously updated in future. Stay tuned!
The most powerful solar flare in the last 500 years occurred on September 2, 1859 and was sighted by two astronomers who happened to be looking at the sun at exactly the right time!