Solar Eclipse iPhone App Review

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Solar Eclipse app for iPhone helps you to observe, understand, and marvel at the solar eclipse taking place on August 21, 2017. It teaches you what solar eclipse is all about, what you need to keep in mind while observing solar eclipse as well as where can the phenomenon be best observed. The app may be downloaded from iTunes App Store for a modest $1.99.

What it brings to the Table

Solar Eclipse app for iPhone comes with a complete calendar to solar eclipse. You can find out when the next solar eclipse will occur, how much of the Sun will be obscured, and you can even narrow it down to eclipses visible from your location. The app provides four different interactive eclipse simulations: View from current location, View from best location, View from orbit around the Earth, View from the Sun. The full featured reference section will help you learn about how eclipses work and how best to prepare for them. You can read all the fascinating facts about the Sun and the development of a solar eclipse, and read some useful tips for observing a solar eclipse.

You can also view solar eclipses occurred/will occur on the Earth between 1990 and 2100. For viewing an eclipse, you can select location from a map, via place name search, or GPS; alternatively, select the ‘best location’ for observing. But the primary focus of this app is the solar eclipse that is due to occur on August 21, 2017. Users can find out when the total eclipse will be at its peak, as well as what to expect before and after. The timeline provides you info about the event six hours before and after. The app also displays temperature as well as weather data. Solar Eclipse app is available in English, German, Spanish, French, and Russian.


Solar Eclipse app for iPhone is for those who love astronomy. It gives you comprehensive info about solar eclipses – from past, present and future – as well as how to capture the best view of the celestial phenomenon. The interactive eclipse simulations are impressive. The timeline provides information about the eclipse six hours before and after. The UI design is user friendly for most parts. Support for multiple languages is certainly a plus. It is also stable and responsive. Check it out if you are looking for an app with these features.

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