Sky Guide

Sky Guide

By Fifth Star Labs LLC

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2013-05-06
  • Current Version: 6.7.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 212.14 MB
  • Developer: Fifth Star Labs LLC
  • Compatibility: iOS 10.0+
Score: 5
From 122,738 Ratings


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! 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. SUPERMASSIVE includes a free two-week trial followed by an auto-renewing annual subscription. (See In-App Purchases section for the price available in your country. Payment will be charged to your iTunes account, and your account will be charged for renewal 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. Auto-renewal may be turned off at any time by going to your account settings after purchase.) Terms of use: 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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By Fast ed lacy

Privacy policy too liberal

Recommend deleting and not using. Data collection performed by app, according to the published privacy policy, could be quite harmful. Developer needs to remove unnecessary spying features. The policy does not limit geolocation tracking to operate app but to send adds and sell your info. “If explicit authorization has been provided, the User’s location data may be tracked by this App.” Developer response below is indicative of poorly worded privacy policies. Why is the current privacy policy not posted in the App Store? Are customers supposed to guess why and when their geolocation data is fuzzed to 5km? How long is it maintained? Is it sold? Why is the collection necessary. Delete until the developer gets serious about your privacy. I will update review when I’m notified of a proper policy that is in concise English and fully comprehensible.
By TheRepairman


Last night we saw the moon, Mars, Jupiter, Venus and the space station. Fascinating!
By hudsontribe

Great app

I’m having so much fun spotting our stars and learning about them. It amazes me how useful and beautiful this app is! It has inspired me to sign up for an astronomy class! Great work to the creators of this terrific app!
By Sherri Louise

My go-to night sky app!

I have at least three night sky apps on my iPad, but this is the one I find most useful to quickly navigate interesting objects to see in my scope.
By YGlen


I like to open this App when in bed for the night to see what planets and constellations are above me when I go to sleep :-)
By Breezy4812


This app is amazing! I use it many times per week. I especially enjoy the Space Station notification that lets me know when and exactly where it will be crossing the sky❗️✨🌟💫⭐️👍👍🌝👍
By Roswell Robert


Enjoy the music as well as star and constellation details.
By Stccow

I never give reviews...

This app is phenomenal. Not the app that I use most, but an app that I love the most. Absolutely incredible, endless amounts of information and discovery. Get this app.
By dhogs1

Easy to use and awesome for all ages!

I love this app. I have always loved looking at stars but never knew exactly what the names were. This app makes it easy.
By Sarluvzit


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