Solar Walk Lite - 3D Planetarium is a time-sensitive 3D Solar System simulator showing the real orbits, order, scale and motion of the Sun, all the 8 planets with more than 20 moons, dwarfs, asteroids, comets, 9 Earth satellites and more than 50 stars.
The Lite version of the well-known space simulator is absolutely free, ad-supported and very small in size but contains all the main features and objects of our Solar System.
Become a space explorer and get a little closer to the cosmos with this awesome astronomy app!
- Realistic space view with real-time positions, order, size of planets and their orbits
- Every planet has extensive information: size, mass, orbital velocity, exploratory missions, thickness of structural layers, and photo gallery with real photos taken by telescopes or NASA spacecrafts
- Orrery Mode on/off - to see the schematic or realistic sizes and distances between the Solar System objects
- Anaglyph 3D on/off - if you have anaglyph 3D glasses you can choose this option to navigate through the Solar System and enjoy the beauty of cosmos
- Zoom-in to see objects in close up and Zoom-out to see where our Solar System positioned in Galaxy
- 3D models in the application are based on scientific data collected by ESA and NASA spacecrafts and ground based telescopes.
No Internet connection required
- Planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
- Moons: Phobos, Deimos, Callisto, Ganymede, Europa, Io, Hyperion, Iapetus, Titan, Rhea, Dione, Tethys, Enceladus, Mimas, Oberon, Titania, Umbriel, Ariel, Miranda, Triton, Larissa, Proteus, Nereid, Charon
- Dwarf planets and asteroids: Pluto, Ceres, Makemake, Haumea, Sedna, Eris, Eros
- Comets: Hale-Bopp, Borrelly, Halley’s Comet, Ikeya-Zhang
- Satellites: SEASAT, ERBS, Hubble Space Telescope, International Space Station (ISS), Aqua, Envisat, Suzaku, Daichi, CORONAS-Photon
- Stars: Sun, Sirius, Betelgeuse, Rigel Kentaurus, ...
This is a great interactive 3D planetarium for the space explorer. It works great for kids or adults. Kids love learning about the planets, and the amazing graphics and information provided in this space simulator makes it engaging and captivating. Kids will also enjoy "flying" through space to get an up-close view of the planets, moons, and stars. In fact, adults may not be able to put this app down either!
This space simulator is excellent for teachers to use for instruction, and it is a great resource for students to explore space as they learn more about the universe in which we live.
- November 27, 2016 Initial release