Star Chart

Star Chart
$0.99
758 reviews
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Publisher

Escape Velocity Limited

Download size

10 MB

Last updated

3/15/2012

Version

1.4.0.0

Works with

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

App requires

  • location services
  • data services
  • movement and directional sensor
  • compass
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Deutsch English Español (España, alfabetización internacional) français italiano 日本語 한국어 中文(简体)
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A virtual universe in your pocket! Look through the eyes of your Windows Phone to see a virtual window into the whole visible night sky.
Using state of the art GPS technology and an accurate 3D universe, Star Chart calculates - in real time - the current location of every star and planet visible from Earth and shows you precisely where they are even in broad daylight! Curious about that bright star? Point your device at it, it might just be a planet!

Features:
- Just point and view. No need to scroll around the screen to find out what you are looking at.
- Alternatively, look around the sky using finger gestures perfect for armchair astronomers!
- Accurately depicts all the visible stars of both hemispheres - over 5000 stars!
- Displays all the planets of the solar system, plus the sun and the moon.
- Displays all 88 constellations, with constellation imagery based on the beautiful artwork by 15th century astronomer Johannes Hevelius.
- Includes the complete Messier catalogue of exotic deep sky objects.
- Tap on anything to get facts on what you are looking at, including distance and brightness.
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Reviews

  • by Chris 9/16/2014
    Augmented reality is offset. Unfortunately no way to manually calibrate sky map on e.g. location of moon and constellation. No ISS location either.
  • by Deanne 9/16/2014
    Great app love it
  • by Greg 9/16/2014
    Does not work
  • by Sean 9/10/2014
    Excellent app full of useful features. Thanks.
  • by 林 9/10/2014
    美。。。
  • by David 9/8/2014
    Can't really zoom in on planets too good. Bummed that I bought it and my phone doesn't have a compass for the AR but w.e.
  • by Irfanullah 9/5/2014
    please update for 1080p
  • by User 9/2/2014
    Wowwwwwwwwwww amazing
  • by John 8/26/2014
    Great for star gazing. Very good accuracy.
  • by Robert 8/25/2014
    This is the fastest most accurate sky app for Windows phone. I love it, it's like being in a space ship.