Touch the Sun

Touch the Sun by Chabot Space & Science Center


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Chabot Space & Science Center

Touch the Sun by exploring the most recent, state of the art solar imagery sent to your mobile device from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. Touch the Sun lets you download daily the latest solar images, draw and follow the development of solar features like sunspots and magnetic loops and arcs, and even track the Sun’s rotation.

Developed by Chabot Space & Science Center (

This material is based on work supported by NASA under Grant No. NNX12AE29G, issued through the Education & Public Outreach for Earth & Space Science (EPOESS) Program.

Content and Design: Chabot Staff, Ulrika Andersson

Images displayed by this app are provided by:
•NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory
•Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
•Big Bear Solar Observatory

Comments and ratings for Touch the Sun
  • (64 stars)

    by mtzii mtii on 25/09/2013

    UU (useless uninstaled)

  • (64 stars)

    by Tom O'Reilly on 06/08/2013

    Would love to try this app, but there is no "help", and font is simply too tiny to read on my Nexus One.

  • (64 stars)

    by Jonathan Braidman on 01/08/2013

    Fun and Educational