The app shows basic information about eclipses. It will show you eclipse circumstances for any location you choose for the chosen Eclipse. It also has articles on eclipses and numerous educational activities. This Eclipse app was developed by, Alok Mandavgane for the Public Outreach and Education Committee of the Astronomical Society of India (POEC). It has been modified for the use of the African Astronomical Society (AfAS)
- Contents developed by POEC, AfAS and Navnirmiti
- Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA\’s GSFC
- Code adapted from Xavier Jubier
View solar and lunar eclipses of the past and future! Your complete guide to these astronomical events.
Eclipse Guide is a comprehensive app for observing solar and lunar eclipses. It provides all the info (eclipse timer / time, calculator, calendar, simulator, push notifications for eclipse, best observer’s spots) to experience any sun and moon eclipse.
Advanced features for eclipse explorers:
- Audio guide with voice notifications won’t let you miss the desired solar or lunar eclipse. It will accompany your eclipse observation providing comments on all the stages of the phenomenon.
- Fullscreen eclipse maps show the visibility of any eclipse and its path. Use them to pick a good location to veiw eclipse. Zoom in and out, check the eclipse visibility for any location.
- Star spotter simulates the sky at your observing location. Find out whether the eclipse will be visible from the selected location. Quickly identify and view solar and lunar eclipses in the sky using this eclipse calculator.
Advanced features should be purchased separately (via In-App Purchase).
Remember: Looking directly at the Sun can cause serious eye damage. Never look at a solar eclipse without proper eye protection.
Lunar eclipses occur when Earth is positioned between the sun and the moon, casting a shadow across the surface of the moon. They can only occur during a full moon and make for an interesting skywatching target.