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AuroraWatch UK Aurora Alerts

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The aurora borealis (or northern lights) is a spectacular natural phenomenon which can occasionally be seen in the night sky over Britain. Once seen, it is never forgotten. AuroraWatch UK allows you to monitor geomagnetic activity in real time, and will let you know when aurora may be visible from the UK.

AuroraWatch UK is a free service run by Lancaster University, indicating the likelihood of an auroral sighting from within the UK.

This AuroraWatch UK iPhone app, developed in association with AuroraWatch UK, allows you to have this data at your fingertips on your iPhone, whilst providing free real-time alerts to notify you whenever aurora is likely to be seen from the UK.

Alerts can be configured within the app to different levels, so you will know when to look out for aurora wherever you are.

AuroraWatch UK also includes Apple Watch App.

Monitor the UK's geomagnetic activity in real-time.
See how likely an auroral sighting is.
View last 24 hours data and plot's.
Rotate iPhone to view plot in full screen.
Receive alerts direct to your iPhone when sighting is likely.
Today widget allows quick access to current activity on iOS 8 and above.
Access FAQs.
Report any sightings.
Apple Watch App.