Star Walk - Astronomy Guide
|PUBLICATION||DATE OF REVIEW||SCORE||REVIEW LINK|
|17 Jan 2014||9.0||Read the review|
|20 Oct 2018||8.7||
|17 Feb 2014||7.3||Read the review|
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Get started quickly
★ Launch the stars app and point your device at the night sky, you'll see planets and stars, satellites and constellations in their proper place for 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 star, planet, constellation, or deep space object, such as nebulae and galaxies, 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.
★ "StarWalk - Astronomy Guide" has data on over 9000 man-made satellites. Track their flight across the sky, be it day or night, catch iridium flares.
★ Meteor showers are spectacular yearly events. Star Walk can help you plan ahead and locate the meteor shower on the night sky.
★ Point your device to the sky and see all celestial objects (planets and stars, constellations, comets, satellites, ISS, asteroids, meteor showers, iridium flare) tagged with names
★ The stars app "Star Walk - Astronomy Guide" will guide you through the night sky, show, spot and identify the location of any celestial body above you
★ Scan across the sky, locate planets of solar system, discover distant galaxies, and witness satellite fly-bys.
★ Switch on Camera to see Augmented Reality (AR) star map
★ Preserve your night vision with Night Mode feature
★ Follow the trajectory of any celestial object to view it’s exact location in the sky on any date and time.
★ Use Time Machine to jump to the future or the past and see the sky on different dates and times.
★ Share your stargazing experience with friends and family on social networks.
★ No WiFi is required (does not require a data signal or GPS to function). Take it with you for camping, sailing and even flying!
Things to view:
Stars: Sun, Sirius, Canopus, Alpha Centauri, Arcturus, Vega, Capella, Rigel, Spica, Castor, etc.
Planets: Mercury,Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Dwarf planets and asteroids:Pluto, Ceres, Makemake, Haumea, Sedna, Eris, Eros
Comets:Borrelly, Halley, Swift-Tuttle, Churyumov-Gerasimenko, etc.
Track meteor showers: Perseids, Lyrids, Aquarids, Geminids, Ursids, etc.
Constellations: Andromeda, Aquarius, Aries, Cancer, Capricornus, Cassiopeia, Leo, Libra, Pisces, Sagittarius, Scorpius, Ursa Major, etc.
Satellites: Hubble, SEASAT, ERBS, ISS, Aqua, Envisat, Suzaku, Daichi, Ajisai, Genesis, etc.
Locate and track the ISS: get notification when it is rising according to your location.
- The Star Spotter feature won't work for the devices that are not equipped with the gyroscope and compass.
- For Android 4.4 KitKat users: the stars app doesn't support ART, please switch to Dalvik.
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