About SpaceWeatherLive

Who’s behind SpaceWeatherLive?

SpaceWeatherLive is an initiative of Parsec vzw, a non-profit organization from Belgium which consists of several websites about astronomy, space, space weather, aurora and related subjects. Our organization promotes these scientific branches onto the world wide web/app. Like our organization, it is driven with the help of many volunteers who spend a part of their free time in the development of the website and app and in providing updates, making articles or translate the website and app.

Volunteers and moderators of SpaceWeatherLive

  • Sander Vancanneyt - Founder, developer - Space Weather analyst
  • Marcel de Bont - Website Manager, Space Weather analyst, Social Media Manager

The faces behind SpaceWeatherLive

Translators

Thanks to the hard work of many volunteers around the world, the app and website has been made available in the following languages below. SpaceWeatherLive would like to thank each translator for their contributions and their hard work to make sure every visitor gets the site and app in their own language.

LanguageContributed by
EnglishVancanneyt Sander, Marcel de Bont
SpanishJose Juan Ramón
GermanVancanneyt Sander, Johannes Poms (Atoms), Hansueli Müller
EstonianAhto Avi
FrenchVancanneyt Sander, Dominic Cantin, Estelle, Durand Florent, Emmanuel Bouilhol
ItalianMassimiliano Recchia
DutchVancanneyt Sander
PolishJakub Żeżuła
RussianAlexander Lemeshko (R2FBT), Alex Solo
SwedishMarcel de Bont, Diana Carlsson, Carl Bergstrand, Fredrik Larsson
UkrainianArtem Nagornyi
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Support SpaceWeatherLive

The whole website and app is made with the help of volunteers, this is not our profession and we do not earn money with it. All the money we get from advertisers, subscriptions and donations go directly into keeping the server and infrastructure online. It’s with the help of donations we can keep this baby running, so feel free to support our project so we can continue to deliver SpaceWeatherLive to you visitors.

Thanks to the donations in 2020 from:

  • Meteovigo
  • L. Thomas
  • R. Heindl
  • C. E. Miller
  • O. Morenko
  • B. Hermann
  • U. Gerecke

A big thank you to the people who donated in 2019

  • D. Loken
  • L. Thomas
  • R. Heindl
  • J. Assing
  • J. Vallino
  • Personal
  • P. Kreuzberg
  • C. Avisse
  • T. Hubbes
  • M. Andrzej
  • J. Braatz
  • B. Kasprzak
  • E. Durrant
  • D. Johnson
  • L. Odilavadze
  • M. Kukla
  • Adventurebydesign
  • M. Roehrig
  • S. Golic
  • L. Mallard
  • C. Voirol
  • D. Jackson
  • M. Fries
  • A. Huber
  • D. Drakopoulos
  • C. Lucke
  • F. L. McCaghren
  • F. G. A. Segura
  • P. Dean
  • M. Steller
  • K. Hintzbergen
  • C. Edwards
  • D. Twitch
  • P. A. Berg
  • S. Mückler
  • S. Bender
  • D. Maggi
  • D. Ackermann
  • A. Wester
  • I. N. Cirlos
  • M. A. Burge
  • D. Yurchuck
  • S. Havins
  • D. McBrien
  • C. Støttrup
  • K. Guerino
  • M. Wunderlich
  • N. Finney
  • B. van Mierlo
  • K. Devies
  • H-D Erlhöfer
  • J. Maltby
  • J. Adams
  • S. Moschini
  • T. Prisoc

Get in contact

SpaceWeatherlive - Parsec vzw
Stationsstraat 43/1-01
B-9990 Maldegem
IBAN: BE41 7360 3543 8410
BIC: KREDBEBB

A bit of history…

Long before SpaceWeatherLive even existed there was a Dutch astronomy website, called Spacepage which is also a part of our organization Parsec vzw. Back in 2003, Spacepage provided some space weather information on the site with some basic data. That bit of information however grew steadily until it got too big for the Spacepage website. In 2005, the space weather part of Spacepage got its own Dutch domain Poollicht.be in 2005. The whole space weather website was then only available in the Dutch language. People loved the fact that they had a space weather website in their native language and the whole website was transformed into a multi-lingual website which was launched in 2008 with three available languages (Dutch, English and French) and the more international name SpaceWeatherLive was born.In September 2018 the SpaceWeatherLive app was launched for iOS and Android which brought the website to the world of Apps with unique features that couldn’t be found on the mobile website. It quickly became a loved app for many aurora and space weather enthusiasts with great reviews on both platforms.

Years and years of continuously improving and extending SpaceWeatherLive made it one of the biggest Space Weather websites and apps on the internet with ten thousands of visitors per day and an ever growing set of unique features and languages to bring everyone the latest and best Space Weather data, news, alerts, information and so much more.

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