What's New- Fixes issue preventing some from sharing captured images to Facebook
-- v2.1.0 --
- Smart app design, self-optimizes for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2, iPad 3G, iPad 4G, iPad mini, and iPod touch
- Includes iOS 5.0 and iOS 6.0 support
- Star visibility slider to increase or reduce the number of visible stars
- Increased render speed of 3D scene for a smoother look at the universe
If you like our new update, please leave us a good review! As always, please email us your suggestions, bugs, and feature requests to firstname.lastname@example.org – they are always appreciated. Happy stargazing!
App DescriptionStargazing Made Simple, Free!
* Over 5 million downloads of this award winning app! *
* App Store Best of 2012 in Canada, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands *
* App Store Rewind 2011 Best Education App *
* Smart app design, self-optimizes for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2, iPad 3G, iPad 4G, iPad mini, and iPod touch *
-- What Critics Say About SkyView - Explore the Universe --
“This is the new leader among iPhone astronomy apps…” – The New York Times, Top 10 iPhone Apps for 2011
Top 20 iPhone Apps of 2011 – TechCrunch
iPhone App of the Week in over 100 countries worldwide! – Apple
“If you've ever wanted to know what you're looking at in the night sky, this app is the perfect stargazer's companion.” – CNET
"If you’ve ever been looking for a stargazing app for your iPhone, then this (is) definitely the one to get." – AppAdvice
“SkyView is an Augmented Reality app that lets you see just what delights the sky has to offer.” – 148Apps Editor’s Choice
Where will the Sun rise and set today? Is there a Full Moon tonight? Where is the Big Dipper? What is the name of that bright star? What are some fun facts about these objects?
SkyView Free is powerful, easy-to-use, and answers these questions and more. Simply point the camera to the sky, tap on what you see and discover neat things about these sky objects. SkyView Free is unique as it blends the camera view with incredible 3D graphics of the sky objects to provide an Augmented Reality (AR) view of your sky.
SkyView Free FEATURES (check out SkyView Premium for even more amazing features):
* Innovative New iPad Interface *
SkyView Free’s new iPad interface minimizes hand movement, making it easy to hold and point your iPad toward the sky whether you're sitting, standing, or even lying down. Simply hover over an object in the sky with the reticle (the small white circle in the center of the display) and press the target button near your right thumb to select it (we support left-handed mode also!).
* Share the Universe with Your Friends and Family *
Now when you see something exciting you can quickly take a snapshot of the universe and send it to others on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and more.
* Sky Paths *
Select the Sun or Moon and see its path through the sky for a 24-hour period. Move the camera along this path and see when and where this object will be.
* Change the Date and Time *
Travel to the future or the past and see the sky on different dates and times!
* Amazing 3D Graphics *
Surround yourself with beautiful 3D graphics of the Sun, Moon, stars, constellations, Hubble Space Telescope, and the International Space Station as you point the camera to the sky.
* Stars and Constellations *
Stargazing has never been so easy! Just aim and tap the screen to identify hundreds of stars! Find your favorite constellations as they fade in and out of the camera view.
* Satellites *
View Hubble and the International Space Station! SkyView Free automatically retrieves current satellite orbital data (when available) so that your satellite viewing remains as accurate as possible!
* Search and Locate *
Looking for the ISS? Trying to find the North Star or the Moon? Use the search feature to select an interesting object and then simply follow the arrow to find its location in the sky.
* Lots of Interesting Facts *
SkyView Free has thousands of fun facts about our universe -- touch an object in the sky and discover!
* Augmented Reality (AR) *
SkyView Free accurately blends and animates 3D images of objects in the sky within the camera’s view no matter what direction you are pointing.
* It Works Anywhere *
No data connection is required to run SkyView Free! Take it camping, boating, or even flying.
What a fun way to teach yourself, your children, your students, or your friends about our wonderful universe!
March 08, 2013 New version 2.1.1
October 27, 2012 New version 2.1.0
September 06, 2012 New version 2.0.0
November 17, 2011 New version 1.3.1
March 04, 2011 Initial Release