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Welcome to SolarMonitor, hosted by the Solar Physics Group, Trinity College Dublin and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. These pages contain near-realtime and archived information on active regions and solar activity. For information on our new SolarMonitor IDL Data Object (SOLMON), check out the SOLMON Tutorial. Check out News for other updates. Team
This web system is maintained and developed by a team of researchers in the School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin.
  • Peter T. Gallagher (PI)
  • Eoin Carley
  • Aoife McCloskey
SolarMonitor Smart Phone Team
  • Iain Billett (CS Summer Intern 2011)
  • Simon Free (CS Summer Intern 2010)
  • David O'Callaghan (TCD Computer Science)
SolarMonitor Alumni
  • David Pérez-Suárez
  • D. Shaun Bloomfield
  • R. T. James McAteer
  • Amy Holden (Summer Intern 2013)
  • Donna Rogers-Lee (Physics Summer Intern 2010)
  • Russell J. Hewett (2004-2007)
Financial Support is funded by ESA/PRODEX and a grant from the EC Framework 7 Programme (HELIO). The smart phone application has been funded by a TCD Innovation Bursary.

Further information on can be found in Gallagher, P. T., Moon, Y.-J., Wang, H., Solar Physics, 209, 171, (2002).
Solar Monitor Poster (2013) [pdf]
Solar Monitor Poster (2011): Providing access to Solar and Space Weather data in Near-Realtime [pdf]

It would be appreciated if publications based on data downloaded from these pages would acknowledge and the relevant initial data source listed below. Suggested acknowledgement: "Data supplied courtesy of".
  • SDO Data supplied courtesy of the SDO/HMI and SDO/AIA consortia. SDO is the first mission to be launched for NASA's Living With a Star (LWS) Program.

  • SOHO Data supplied courtesy of the SOHO/MDI and SOHO/EIT consortia. SOHO is a project of international cooperation between ESA and NASA.

  • GONG This work utilizes magnetogram, intensity, and farside data obtained by the Global Oscillation Network Group (GONG) project, managed by the National Solar Observatory, which is operated by AURA, Inc. under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.

  • SXI Full-disk X-ray images are supplied courtesy of the Solar X-ray Imager (SXI) team.

  • SXT Full-disk Yohkoh X-ray images are supplied courtesy of the NASA-supported Yohkoh Legacy data Archive (YLA) at Montana State University.

  • XRT Full-disk X-ray images are supplied courtesy of the Hinode X-Ray Telescope (XRT) team.

  • GHN Full-disk H-alpha images are supplied courtesy of the Global High Resolution H-alpha Network (GHN) team.

  • STEREO Full-disk EUVI images are supplied courtesy of the STEREO Sun Earth Connection Coronal and Heliospheric Investigation (SECCHI) team.

  • SOLIS Full-disk chromaspheric magnetograms are supplied courtesy of the Synoptic Optical Long-term Investigations of the Sun (SOLIS) team.

  • NOAA Solar Region Summaries, Solar Event Lists, GOES 5-min X-rays, proton and electron data from the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center. Acknowledges the Following
The zoom function on pages with full-disk images was adapted from TJPzoom by Janos Pal Toth.