SkyMap

SkyMap
$1.49
539 reviews
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Publisher

Deneb Soft

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Download size

5 MB

Last updated

9/17/2014

Version

2.6.0.0

Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • phone identity
  • location services
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • movement and directional sensor
  • web browser component
  • compass
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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SkyMap is an amazing planetarium for your windows phone. It enables you to point your phone at the sky and see what stars, constellations, planets or deep space objects are out there in real time.
SkyMap shows the sky in 3D, like you see it at night time exposing a collection of over 110000 stars.
It’s very easy to use for any viewpoint, time and location on Earth: it determines your location automatically, supports pinch to zoom for more details and provides a highly customizable map.

*Free trial available

New in version 2.4:
- constellation names in multiple languages
- show/hide constellation art in application bar

Previous Versions:
- Improved graphics and performance
- Stars twinkle
-Live tiles
-Search in point to sky
-3d map rendering in real time
-Virtual sky is designed now with a rich set of new textures (Milky Way, constellation artwork, etc)
-Ability to see the sky objects below the horizon

SkyMap has a full set of features in order to help both casual stargazers and amateur astronomers to explore and locate the objects in the sky:
-Realistic Milky Way image and horizon
-Constellations with beautiful Johannes Hevelius’s artwork
-A lot of settings (manual location, time, map customization, etc)
-interactive zoom
-night mode
-gesture support
-constellations, stars, deep space objects, planets, sun and moon information
-autocomplete search function
-fast loading and initialization
-support for portrait and landscape orientations
-map rotation mode
-point to sky mode
-flashlight, map orientation lock and other improvements
-help page
-improved sky map graphics: planet images, star colors, diffraction spikes, etc
-sky object information (wikipedia integration)
-new quick settings bar (star density selection, flip map)
-alt/az grid
-additional customizations (show/hide map layers: planets, stars, messier objects, etc)

http://www.skymaponline.net
Added star distance information and ecliptic.
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Reviews

  • by John 11/13/2014
    Awesome app
  • by Frank 11/6/2014
    "SkyMap" is truly a 5 star "App." Whether you're an experienced astronomer working at one of NASA's gigantic telescopes. Or you're simply one of the millions of amateur astronomers, with a telescope set up in the back yard. This "app" was made for everyone to enjoy (and no, u don't need an advanced degree in astrophysics to have fun with it.) For the novice astronomer it not only has all the planets in our solar system, it also has all of the constellations, in remarkably beautiful artistic impressions. For the more experienced astronomer their are plenty of stars to investigate, nearly all of which are hundreds if not thousands of light-years away from our solar system. Their is even a band of a piece of the Milky Way, which is absolutely beautiful, & no doubt thousands of light years across. If you want an "app" on your mobile device that you'll never get tired of, "SkyMap" is want you want. I mean who doesn't love ❤ to look at the stars which make up our universe. ~F~🌌 🌌
  • by Frederick 11/5/2014
    Good one
  • by Marco Antonio 11/3/2014
    On the 920- it works perfectly On the 521- it's not so good because of the hardware limitations
  • by wayne 11/2/2014
    Cool
  • by Scott 10/26/2014
    My mom had a star finder when she was a kid. This is that for a new generation. Fun constellations and org space goodies easily
  • by Przemysław 10/26/2014
    The best app :) Just the best.
  • by Jim 10/20/2014
    Awesome
  • by User 10/18/2014
    Needs improvement... Compass is always slightly off and zoom causes it to freeze and restart the app. Other than that its great. Almost as good as Google Sky
  • by User 10/17/2014
    Been using this excellent app for months. Has given me an easy way to find my novice's way around the night sky. Like other reviewers, I felt I had to support the developers so I bought the full version. Hope others also give them the support they deserve. Excellent work.

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