Astronomy Apps

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  • Version: 2.4.10
  • Seller: Mike Smithwick
  • Size: 486.94 MB
  • Languages: EN
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In 1987 Distant Suns first put the universe on your desktop. 27 years later it puts the universe in your shirt pocket. Sporting a database of over 130,000 stars, along with nebula and galaxies, Distant Suns has earned the reputation of both having one of the most realistic and beautiful displays of the night sky, while being one of the easiest to use astronomy programs available for the most casual sky watchers and serious astronomers alike. Features include: •No Internet required. Just a sense of wonder. •Up to date space and astronomy news provided by Astronomy Magazine •In partnership with Keck Observatory in Hawaii, see the current status of each telescope •In partnership with the SETI Institute you can now see the real-time exosolar targets being monitored in the search for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence. •Zoom in on the planets, see Jupiter and her moons or the rings of Saturn. •See where other users with Beacons. •Push notifications to ensure you'll never miss important space events. •Compass aware, just aim and gaze. •Over 130,000 pinpoint stars scintillating like diamond dust in the palm of your hand •Realistic ghostly band of the Milky Way •Stories behind each constellation •Viewpoint Lock keeps any planet centered •Change the look of the stars •Galaxies, nebula and star clusters •Hubble Space Telescope images •All 8 planets (Pluto is optional) •GPS aware •Red interface to preserve your night vision •What's Up? Gives a quick one snapshot overview of where all of the important stuff is •Touching the sky to reveal hidden data for each object •Planetary data and information Why settle for eye-candy when you can settle for mind-candy. Twitter: distantsuns, lazyastronomer AIM : lazyastronomer Support: www.distantsuns.com
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  • Version: 7.2.3
  • Seller: Vito Technology Inc.
  • Size: 143.24 MB
  • Languages: AR, NL, EN, FR, DE, IT, JA, KO, RU, ZH, ES, ZH
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Star Walk is the most beautiful stargazing app you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. It will become your go-to interactive astro guide to the night sky, following your every movement in real-time and allowing you to explore over 200, 000 celestial bodies with extensive information about stars and constellations that you find. ***Over 10 million users! Winner of Apple Design Award 2010*** ***No In-App Purchases*** Star Walk now works with Apple Watch to alert you of upcoming astronomical events. Get started quickly • Launch the app and point your iPhone at the night sky, you'll see the stars, planets, satellites, and constellations in their proper place from your location. As you move your device, the star map updates in real time. The Moon is the easiest first target. • Tap Augmented Reality icon in the upper right corner to add the image from your camera to your sky view. • Use Night Mode to go easy on your eyes and preserve night vision when exploring the Universe. Go deeper and beyond • Every object you tap has an (i) next to its name, tap it to access information. • A scale on right is the Time Machine, slide it to explore the map of the night sky of tomorrow or years ago. • A calendar of celestial events will make sure you never miss anything interesting. • TelRad will help you find the exact position of an object when stargazing with a telescope. Share your experience • Project to a big screen with no picture quality loss. Star Walk is your personal planetarium. • Explore stunning space pictures in Picture of the Day. • There is an entire stargazing twitter community within Star Walk - don't miss out! Duran Duran's keyboard Nick Rhodes mentions Star Walk as his favorite app: "With the Star Walk app, if you hold your iPod up towards the sky, you can see all the stars and constellations. It even tells you the names of all the planets. Then, if you point it towards the ground, it shows you what all the stars are in the other hemisphere. It’s brilliant, and if you’re ever somewhere with a clear sky and no light pollution, it’s a revelation. It’s beautifully designed and makes clever use of the available technology. I’m fascinated by astronomy, but even if you’re not, give this a go." Links: http://vitotechnology.com/star-walk.html http://www.facebook.com/StarWalkApp http://twitter.com/starwalk
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