SkyView® - Explore the Universe

SkyView® - Explore the Universe

By Terminal Eleven LLC

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2010-12-10
  • Current Version: 3.5.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 89.10 MB
  • Developer: Terminal Eleven LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 6,527 Ratings

Description

SkyView® brings stargazing to everyone. Simply point your iPhone, iPad, or iPod at the sky to identify stars, constellations, planets, satellites, and more! Over 1.7 million downloads. App Store Rewind 2011 -- Best Education App “If you've ever wanted to know what you're looking at in the night sky, this app is the perfect stargazer's companion.” – CNET "If you’ve ever been looking for a stargazing app for your iPhone, then this [is] definitely the one to get." – AppAdvice “SkyView is an Augmented Reality app that lets you see just what delights the sky has to offer.” – 148Apps Editor’s Choice You don't need to be an astronomer to find stars or constellations in the sky, just open SkyView® and let it guide you to their location and identify them. SkyView® is a beautiful and intuitive stargazing app that uses your camera to precisely spot and identify celestial objects in sky, day or night. Find all 88 constellations as they fade in and out while you scan across the sky, locate every planet in our solar system, discover distant galaxies, and witness satellite fly-bys. Features: • Simple: Point your device at the sky to identify galaxies, stars, constellations, planets, and satellites (including the ISS and Hubble) passing overhead at your location. • Sighting Events: schedule alerts for upcoming celestial events. • Apple Watch: see what objects are visible tonight and how to spot them using your Apple Watch. • Today Widget: brand new iOS 8 today widget lets you quickly see upcoming celestial events. • Night Mode: Preserve your night vision with red or green night mode filters. • Augmented Reality (AR): Use your camera to spot objects in the sky, day or night. • Sky Paths: Follow the sky track for any object to see it’s exact location in the sky on any date and time. • Comprehensive: Includes thousands of stars, planets, and satellites with thousands of interesting facts. • Time Travel: Jump to the future or the past and see the sky on different dates and times. • Social: Capture and share beautiful images with friends and family on social networks. • Mobile: WiFi is NOT required (does not require a data signal or GPS to function). Take it camping, boating, or even flying! What a fun way to teach yourself, your children, your students, or your friends about our wonderful universe!

  

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Reviews

  • Disappointed

    1
    By Whforbes
    I’m very disappointed with this app, it will not calibrate and will not let me manually calibrate. iPhone Max XS.
  • Cruise disappointment

    2
    By SoCalguy333
    I tried to use this on a Caribbean cruise. Even though i had access to latitude & longitude. The app doesn’t allow entry. We stopped at Jamaica. The app lists 3 cities to choose on Jamaica but not the one we landed at. Any way, a big disappointment.
  • Amazing App

    5
    By Kodiakteddybear
    This is truly an amazing app! Suggestion, I’d be willing to pay for a feature that tracks celestial events such as Comets & meteor showers. Could this be possible?
  • SkyView Rocks

    5
    By Rfj5150
    The best application in the interverse. A must have!
  • Fun

    5
    By Old Man Farmer
    I like this app, I down loaded it while in a area with out any light pollution and it was amazing what you could see. Cannot believe all the space junk up there though! Fun to see all the satellites and the space station.
  • Issues

    3
    By Lawwife8
    I love this app! But it seems lately it needs to be calibrated/corrected. Everything is way off. When I’m looking at the moon, I have to aim my phone almost in the opposite direction for the app to show the moon. Needs to be fixed. But otherwise this app is awesome!!
  • Could not be Better!

    5
    By Austin is music
    Have watched the Skys for 50 years, but in the last few have been watching with the Grandsons. SkyView makes it a joy for all of us. Simple for the old hands and newcomers alike to stay interested and learn of totally new observations. Recommend to anyone!
  • This is a wonderful app

    5
    By Shikarina
    This is a perfect app for helping identify the different constellations and planets. For example, before I would make an educated guess on planets etc now I know for certain what I’m seeing. This is great for kids to learn about the sky too. Keep up the great work
  • Absolutely amazing

    5
    By sphinx11v
    Awesome app I really enjoy it the only thing wrong with the app is not being able to see the planets moons
  • Educational and Fun

    4
    By Jaxon's Pop
    Perfect for sky watching but seems miscalibrated.

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