What's New

1) Fixes problem with predicting the position of comet ISON after perihelion.

2) Locations in Arizona, USA now never observe daylight savings time.

3) Restored labels under the toolbar icons in the SkyWeek screen.

App Description

***SkySafari has been upgraded! Copy and paste the link below into your browser for the NEW SkySafari 4***

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skysafari-4/id766935884?mt=8

"The best of all the star chart apps for iOS..."
- The Mac Observer

"Revolutionary and a game-changer..."
- Sky and Telescope

SkySafari's streamlined user interface puts both power and simplicity into your hands - and turns your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch into an invaluable tool for exploring the night sky. SkySafari is more than a star chart - it's your celestial travel guide!

SkySafari 3 comes in three versions - this is the basic version.

What you can do with SkySafari 3:

• Point and hover your mobile device at the night sky to identify constellations, planets, satellites, stars, and other sky objects from your location.

• Search for any object in the sky, and follow the arrow on screen to find it!

• 120,000 stars, 220 of the best-known star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies.

• Hundreds of images from NASA space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the world's foremost astro-photographers.

• Encyclopedic descriptions of the sky objects written by professional astronomers.

• Accurately shows you the sky from any place on Earth, at anytime up to 100 years in the past or future.

• Displays the Solar System's major planets and moons using NASA spacecraft imagery.

• “Night” button to preserve your dark adaptation as you're exploring the night sky.

• “Time Flow” Feature - follow the motion of sky objects as SkySafari compresses days, months, and years into a few seconds.

• SkyWeek - interactive sky charts for each day of the week, and links to more articles on Sky and Telescope's website.

• Includes all major sky events: eclipses, conjunctions, good meteor showers — miss nothing!

***TOP NEW FEATURES in SkySafari 4***

• Apple Maps Integration: Choose your location from a built-in Maps view!

• Animated Meteor Showers – with complete viewing information and spectacular graphics!

• New and Updated Descriptions – for HUNDREDS of objects!

• New Horizon Panoramas – Yerba Buena Gardens, Ayers Rock, Mauna Kea. Or add your own!

• Complete Rewrite of Compass Code - for smoother and more accurate motion tracking!

• Dozens more tweaks, bug fixes, and additions we don’t have room to list here!

***Copy and paste the following link into your browser for the NEW SkySafari 4***

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skysafari-4/id766935884?mt=8

Please note: there is no upgrade pricing from SkySafari's basic version to SkySafari Plus or Pro. Make sure to get the version you want!

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 02, 2013 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • November 28, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • November 21, 2013 New version 3.8.5
  • October 06, 2013 New version 3.8.4
  • September 20, 2013 New version 3.8.3
  • September 18, 2013 New version 3.8.2
  • July 28, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • July 26, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • July 24, 2013 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • July 19, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • July 12, 2013 New version 3.8.1
  • June 15, 2013 New version 3.8
  • April 24, 2013 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • April 20, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • February 18, 2013 New version 3.7.3
  • January 30, 2013 New version 3.7.2
  • December 27, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • December 21, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • December 07, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • December 06, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • December 05, 2012 New version 3.6.2
  • November 17, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • November 13, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • October 31, 2012 New version 3.6.1
  • October 23, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • October 18, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • October 03, 2012 New version 3.6
  • September 25, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • September 13, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • August 10, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • August 05, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • July 29, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • July 27, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • June 08, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • June 06, 2012 New version 3.5.1
  • May 30, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • May 22, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • May 19, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • May 15, 2012 New version 3.5
  • May 01, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • April 28, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • April 16, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • April 08, 2012 New version 3.2
  • February 18, 2012 New version 3.1.1
  • January 30, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • January 27, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • January 02, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • December 22, 2011 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • December 13, 2011 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • December 09, 2011 Price decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
  • November 24, 2011 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • November 07, 2011 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • November 03, 2011 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • September 21, 2011 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • September 18, 2011 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • August 31, 2011 New version 3.0.5
  • August 11, 2011 New version 3.0.4
  • August 06, 2011 New version 3.0.3

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