How To Use This Free Android App To Track International Space Station and Iridium Flares?
ISS Detector Satellite Tracker is very nice and unique Android app to track International Space Station and Iridium flares. And if you have a compass on your phone, then it will be very interesting to use this app. If you don’t have a compass on your phone, then you can use manual location, but it will be not that interactive, though.
The app shows you the correct date-time when ISS, Satellite, or Iridium flare will pass through your location. There is an option in the app to add a reminder so you will never miss any phenomenon like that.
It’s pretty easy to get started with this app, just follow these simple steps.
Step 1: Download and install ISS Detector Satellite Tracker app from this link. After that, open it up, and it will detect your location and show you the date and time when an IIS or Iridium flare will pass.
Step 2: Now, select any Iridium satellite or ISS from the list. And it will then take you to the Radar page. Here you can see the simulation of the selected satellite or Iridium Flare on the Galaxy.
Step 3: You can see the detailed view of the selected satellite or ISS in the Details tab. And the location simulation of the satellite or the International Space Station over the Earth using the map given in the middle of the Details tab.
Step 4: To set a reminder for the selected object, tap on the calendar icon and save the reminder. And when the selected phenomenon will about to happen, your phone will remind you.
At the end of step 4, you are ready to use this app for tracking other Iridium flares. The app is very intuitive and very powerful for doing that. And I really like the fact about this app, that it helps you see such phenomenon with your eyes. Also, it can remind you or tell you after how many days to hours you can spot an ISS or Iridium Flare. Using this Android app, you will never miss any Iridium flare passing through your location.
ISS Detector Satellite Tracker makes it pretty easy to track an Iridium flare phenomenon if it’s going to happen around you. The app keeps you updated about the real-time location of the International Space Station and Iridium satellites. And you can set a reminder to see them with your eyes. So, if you love astronomy or are obsessed with satellite flares, then I am sure that you will like this app.