SkySafari

SkySafari

SkySafari

By Simulation Curriculum Corp.

Score: 4.72
4.72
From 11,057 Ratings

Description

SkySafari is a powerful planetarium that fits in your pocket, puts the universe at your fingertips, and is incredibly easy to use! Simply hold your device to the sky and quickly locate planets, constellations, satellites, and millions of stars and deep sky objects. Use Augmented Reality (AR) mode to blend a simulated sky chart with a real view of your surroundings. Packed with interactive information and rich graphics, discover why SkySafari 6 is your perfect stargazing companion under the night sky. Here's what's new in version 6: 1) Complete support for iOS 13 and iPhone 11. We got you covered and release regular updates. 2) Clouds and Astronomy. Two words that rarely go together. Rewritten from the ground up, SkySafari 6 will (optionally) back up all your settings files and make it easily accessible to multiple devices as well as from our new web interface, LiveSky.com. 3) Say It. Ever just wanted to just yell at your device and tell it what to do!? SkySafari 6 adds basic voice control for a wide range of operations. Say “select Jupiter,” “search for Titan,” “center on Polaris” and SkySafari will do the work for you. Yelling optional.  4) Redesigned toolbar with ability to hide 5) Configurable font sizes 6) Better control of magnitude limits 7) Improved databases 8) Better updating of Comets and Asteroids  (more recent data) 9) Better Moon display when zoomed out If you haven't used SkySafari 6 before, here's what you can do with it: • Hold your device up, and SkySafari will find stars, constellations, planets, and more! The star chart updates automatically with your real time movements for the ultimate stargazing experience. • See an eclipse now, in the past or in the future! Simulate the night sky from anywhere on Earth many years in the past or in the future! Animate meteor showers, comet approaches, transits, conjunctions, and other celestial events with SkySafari’s Time Flow. • Locate the Sun, Moon, or Mars from our extensive database and track the arrow to be directed to their exact locations in the sky before you. See spectacular views of Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and other planets! • Learn about the history, mythology, and science of the heavens! Browse from hundreds of object descriptions, astronomical photographs, and NASA spacecraft images in SkySafari. Explore tons of NASA Space Missions! Stay up-to-date with SkyWeek, for all major sky events every day – miss nothing! • 120,000 stars; over 200 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies; all major planets and moons, and dozens of asteroids, comets, and satellites including the International Space Station (ISS). • Animated meteor showers with complete viewing information & spectacular graphics. • Orbit Mode – Leave the Earth’s surface behind, and fly like a NASA space probe through the solar system. Requires in-app purchase. • Night Vision – Preserves your eyesight after dark. • Apple Maps Integration – Choose your location from a built-in Maps view. • Horizon Panoramas – choose from beautiful built-in vistas, or customize your own! • Much more! Optional Features: Cosmos Collection: In-app purchase allows you to travel to other planets and stars, visualize the 3-D location of deepsky objects in our galaxy, and listen to hours of audio guided tours of the heavens. The Cosmos Collection includes: Orbit Mode Lift off from the Earth and travel to the planets, moons and stars. Guided Audio Tours Listen to more than four hours of audio narration to learn the history, mythology, and science of the heavens. Galaxy View Visualize the 3-D location of stars and deep sky objects in our Galaxy the Milky Way. Pronounce “Yoor-a- nus”, not “Your-anus”? The pronunciation guide in SkySafari will help you learn how to correctly pronounce the names of hundreds of celestial objects from different categories such as stars, constellations and planets. For even more features, and telescope control check out SkySafari 6 Plus and SkySafari 6 Pro!

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Reviews

Amazing

5
Mind in a state of that is more than you can amiagen in your life time
By johnnytim1966

Music, I want silence

2
Dreamy Music plays while app is open. Very distracting, can’t figure out how to turn it off. Will delete this app and get another
By Nonrev321

The absolute best

5
Thank you
By Arthur Ambrose

Astrophotography go to for camera set-up.

5
This is my go to app to set-up my camera on a clock mechanism to do astrophotography. It helps me locate objects to photograph and to check my photos for nebulosity's. The only issue is with stars set visually to maximum magnitude 12 on the app the app only reaches out to 9.6 magnitude and photos taken with a 300mm telephoto on a CANON EOS60D "sees" well beyond that. It is still the best "search" app for photography!
By USN SQUID

Love It

5
The app is amazing! Best feature is the compass showing you where the stars are exactly in the sky.
By Stargazers Victoria Anne

Enjoying this app

5
Still learning but it is user friendly, I’m enjoying this app
By ApJethro

Simply Wow!!

5
Got a reference from an astronomy group when I accidentally spotted Mars and asked questions for it. Absolutely loved it from the day I installed it. The best part is there’s no annual subscription involved, makes sense as I am gonna use it that frequently. Just one addition that I would like to see is the visibility index, kinda recommendations that can say if a planet is visible to naked eye or needs a telescope.
By Rajat Patil

A little disappointed

1
The app in the store shows the safari plus app for standard. I didn’t know there was a plus edition So I bought the standard thinking I was getting the features I wanted in plus Now I can’t upgrade to plus without buying the whole app again. It’s useless to me in the version I have. Debating weather to just buy plus. But annoyed to do so. I feel I wasted $3
By Thecolortech1

last0ne

4
I truly enjoy this app, is easy to use and navigate thru it, thank you I need to update one other you have. Well done Regards
By olmo47

Bought pro 2 minutes later

5
Should have just bought pro. Did 2 minutes later and wasted $3 on this version. Bummer. excited for pro though. Make sure you compare the different versions because these is no path to upgrade. I use my phone a lot when doing public events with my astronomy club and the pro is a much better fit.
By JoelG802

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