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Take a virtual tour of the Sun with NASA's 3D Sun app

As the sun reawakens from an anomalously quiet period, keep track of solar flares, sunspots, and coronal mass ejections with a new iPhone app that puts the real-time status of the sun in your hand.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 11 2023, 14:53 IST
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The 3D Sun app is a free app from NASA that allows you to explore the sun in 3D. You can fly around the sun, zoom in on active regions, and monitor solar activity. The app is powered by data from NASA's STEREO satellites, which orbit the sun millions of miles away. (Nasa)
1/6 The 3D Sun app is a free app from NASA that allows you to explore the sun in 3D. You can fly around the sun, zoom in on active regions, and monitor solar activity. The app is powered by data from NASA's STEREO satellites, which orbit the sun millions of miles away. (Nasa)
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The 3D Sun app allows you to fly around the sun in any direction. You can zoom in and out to get a closer look at the sun's surface and atmosphere. You can also use the app to track the sun's rotation. (Nasa)
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2/6 The 3D Sun app allows you to fly around the sun in any direction. You can zoom in and out to get a closer look at the sun's surface and atmosphere. You can also use the app to track the sun's rotation. (Nasa)
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The 3D Sun app also includes a solar activity forecast. This forecast tells you how active the sun is expected to be in the coming days and weeks. This information can be helpful for scientists and amateur astronomers who want to stay up-to-date on the sun's activity. (Nasa)
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3/6 The 3D Sun app also includes a solar activity forecast. This forecast tells you how active the sun is expected to be in the coming days and weeks. This information can be helpful for scientists and amateur astronomers who want to stay up-to-date on the sun's activity. (Nasa)
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The 3D Sun app is a great educational tool. It includes articles, videos, and images that teach you about the sun and its activity. This information is perfect for students, teachers, and anyone else who wants to learn more about the sun. (Nasa)
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4/6 The 3D Sun app is a great educational tool. It includes articles, videos, and images that teach you about the sun and its activity. This information is perfect for students, teachers, and anyone else who wants to learn more about the sun. (Nasa)
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This is the second free iPhone app NASA released in 2010 and was built by a team of programmers led by Tony Phillips to provide higher-res images and data from more wavelengths.  (Nasa)
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5/6 This is the second free iPhone app NASA released in 2010 and was built by a team of programmers led by Tony Phillips to provide higher-res images and data from more wavelengths.  (Nasa)
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The 3D Sun app is free and available for iOS devices. Download it today and start exploring the sun in 3D.  (Nasa)
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6/6 The 3D Sun app is free and available for iOS devices. Download it today and start exploring the sun in 3D.  (Nasa)
First Published Date: 11 Aug, 14:53 IST
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