SUNSPOTCALC: Una aplicación Web para calcular la rotación diferencial del Sol


  • David Sierra Porta Universidad Tecnológica de Bolivar
  • D. D. Herrera Acevedo Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar
  • M. Tarazona-Alvarado Universidad Industrial de Santander
  • Y. P. Hernández Díaz Universidad del Sinú



Differential Sun’s rotation; sunspots; scientific outreach; data science


En este manuscrito presentamos una aplicación web con soporte en lenguaje de programación PYTHON, REACTJS y JAVASCRIPT, libre y abierta, para el desarrollo de una actividad de enseñanza-aprendizaje de la astronomía, específicamente para el cálculo de la rotación diferencial del Sol para estudiantes y publicó en general en edad escolar entre 10 y 18 años. El propósito fundamental es la de difundir el conocimiento del Sol y algunas de sus propiedades. La aplicación web es autocontenida y con suficiente guía y ayuda para que cualquiera pueda usarla, además de su dinamismo y diseño innovador, pretende presentar estrategias agradables para la enseñanza y aprendizaje de la ciencia en torno al Sol.


In this manuscript we present a web application with support in PYTHON, REACTJS and JAVASCRIPT programming language, free and open, for the development of a teaching-learning activity of astronomy, specifically for the calculation of the differential rotation of the Sun for students and general public in school age between 10 and 18 years old. The main purpose is to spread the knowledge of the Sun and some of its properties. The web application is self-contained and with enough guidance and help for anyone to use it, in addition to its dynamism and innovative design, it aims to present pleasant strategies for teaching and learning science around the Sun.


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How to Cite

D. Sierra Porta, D. D. Herrera Acevedo, M. Tarazona-Alvarado, and Y. P. Hernández Díaz, “SUNSPOTCALC: Una aplicación Web para calcular la rotación diferencial del Sol”, Rev. Mex. Fis. E, vol. 20, no. 2 Jul-Dec, pp. 020208 1–, Jun. 2023.