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 5,514 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

  • Made star gazing fun!

    5
    By DeeEzBee
    I had my grandma to show and teach me astronomy. She loved astronomy, and sharing her knowledge with youth. Tonight 4-2018, I couldn't help my kids with my grandmas wisdom. The three of them decided to search for an app to help with what they wanted to know. My oldest was back within minutes with an application to help get the answers. He dashed outside and took a picture, and within a moment, he had the answer. It was part of Canis Major. So my kids are more serious about astronomy than I thought! Because of this application! Thank you.
  • LOVE

    5
    By Mmmly
    As a night photographer, it’s an amazing tool to know when the stars and moon are in my favor ahead of time! I use it every day!
  • Amazing!!!!

    5
    By Jessibama
    I totally love this app!!!
  • Fails to work

    1
    By Seattle X
    I upgraded to the paid version and it fails to work. I have reset my phone trying to make it work. The free version was so nice so I decided to upgrade and it no longer works at all. It just opens to a frozen screen. Thanks a lot! Tons of fun! :(
  • Awesome App!!!

    5
    By BP Fitzwater
    Great tool to get you out door, looking at the sky!!!
  • I don't really like the app

    1
    By tangueramama
    It could be better
  • 😐

    4
    By 123❤️😀😈🐶⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    Could you add a feature that lets you see planets beyond our solar system?
  • Just Plain Fun!

    5
    By The Fat Angel
    I love this app & if you enjoy staring at the sky at night, you will too. There’s nothing like sitting by the campfire stargazing. Beyond Orion’s Belt & the Big Dipper, there was little I could ID. SV ID’s constellations I didn’t know existed, shows the locations of all the planets & their moons, stars of distant galaxies, satellites & even jettisoned rocket engines tumbling around Earth’s orbit. I started w/ the free version but upgraded & am glad I did.
  • It was a great app, now useless

    1
    By hazlewobble
    Stuck looking North. I have uninstalled, reinstalled and messed with all the settings. The view will not move based on where my phone is pointing. I have used this app for years with my son a now it’s worthless. iPhone X
  • Potentially a great app

    1
    By YanceMaster
    The reason I have rated this app only one star is simply because the location guiding services is far from being accurate. For example, if you are trying to locate the ISS or Tiangong 1, the app is not accurate, it can be off as much as 90 degrees. I am not sure why this is the case as it uses the same location system in each iOS device, resulting in troublesome identification if you are not a seasoned or experienced astronomer. I like the app, but there is another app that provides real time accurate location of any object your may wish to observe. If you know how to locate the object in mind, I would rate the app much higher.

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