Sky Guide

Sky Guide

By Fifth Star Labs LLC

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2013-05-06
  • Current Version: 8.0.6
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 219.71 MB
  • Developer: Fifth Star Labs LLC
  • Compatibility: iOS 12.0+
Score: 5
5
From 188,489 Ratings

Description

Sky Guide makes stargazing simple. Just hold it overhead to automatically find stars, constellations, planets, satellites and more. With so many fun and powerful features, there is something for all ages and experience levels! “Close to perfect.” -CNET “It’s a dazzling piece of software…” -David Pouge “Sky Guide is one of the coolest apps in the App Store…” -Inverse - Apple Design Award 2014 - #1 app reached in 89 countries Is it a star or the planet Mars? Knowing what's up in your night sky is now effortless with Sky Guide. Hold your iPhone or iPad up and Sky Guide automatically aligns itself to the stars above you—no setup required. Have you ever wished you could recognize the constellations but didn't want to study those paper star charts? Sky Guide's augmented reality (AR) mode makes learning your way around the sky clear and effortless. Whether you're in search of the constellation Virgo, the Andromeda Galaxy or the next big meteor shower, Sky Guide is jam-packed with information and rich graphics that will satisfy the most curious minds. Voyage to the past and future with cinematic time controls. Know where the Moon will be later in the evening so you can capture that perfect photo. See what the sky looked like the moment you were born or be an eyewitness to history's greatest comets. It's a star! It's a plane! No, it's a satellite! Sky Guide features hundreds of bright satellites for you to identify and track. You can also receive notifications whenever the International Space Station flies over your location. Use Sky Guide anywhere—on your evening dog walk, camping trips or in the classroom. The app works with or without Wi-Fi, cellular service or GPS, so everything is at your fingertips no matter where you go. Additional Features: - Huge stellar catalog: 2.5 million stars! - Filter: X-ray the sky and explore invisible wonders. - Red night mode: Preserve your dark-adapted eyesight. - Notification Center Widget: At-a-glance essentials including rise and set times for the Sun, Moon and planets. - Apple Watch: Sky Guide can send you a notification when an event is about to happen in the skies above your location, like when the International Space Station is due to fly over. You can also keep tabs on the latest solar activity or add our super-accurate Moon Complication to your Apple Watch face. Optional Features: - Sky Guide SUPERMASSIVE. This extensive add-on gives you access to incredible high definition zooming, 680× larger star and deep sky catalogs, and exclusive cinematic tours. Join the millions who have discovered a more personal connection to the stars with Sky Guide. It might forever change the way you look up.

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Reviews

Wonderful App!

5
I’m really glad I purchased this app with the supermassive upgrade! I really like the HD images of the deep sky objects. On that subject, please add more of the images in the future, and on the planets maybe add more of the moons and minor bodies. Exoplanets would be great too! Thank you and I look forward to any future updates!
By Deckster84

Beat free star app

5
This is the best. All the other ones have too many ads. Thank you for this app!
By Adds-r-distracting

Great for fun but AR mode is inaccurate

4
It’s perfect except the AR/camera mode is so off that it’s worthless. I was hoping I could use it to at least roughly point a telescope but it’s just not even close to where you point
By Ahtu12345

Love this app.

5
The best app I own.
By marysolis53

Love this app

5
The Compass or location isn’t working right. I look east and it says I’m looking west. Not sure what’s going on. And yes my setting for location is turned on. Your still the best app!!!
By Jesus pep

Nice app, like to see sidereal time on screen

4
You show all the clutter about mythology, why not a choice of showing current LST and coordinates for the brightest or famous objects? (User selectable) More useful!
By quutedcbhyrcji

Missing feature?

5
Love this app, as I use it to aid in photography, but one of the main reasons I downloaded the app was for the “Dark sky Finder” which is no where to be found in the app. I have pressed every button and every gesture and still have not found it. Help? Update: Found it! There should be a button on the menu specifically for dark sky finder.
By Crab cake145

Amazing app

4
Fantastic app ! Must have for anyone that loves the night sky ! Sometimes gets off alignment but apart from that pretty flawless !
By Vicari0

Sky Guide

5
Sky Guide is no doubt one of the most amazing applications in the App Store. The design is simple but the content is complex as can be. Ranging from the stars to the constellations to whatever phenomenon presents itself upon the skies the app does a remarkable job of bringing us closer to the heavens. The app not only does that but provides news articles on astronomy related subjects as well as forecasts for your local area. Why not as the weather is tied to what we see above. Preferences can be set for notifications of upcoming events so those invested will never miss a thing. The app is easy to use for people of all ages and works to inspire young people to take note of what lies beyond our own horizons.
By D. Hill

Best

5
Love this '!
By Foxy Grandma 1

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