What's New

Thank you for using Night Sky!

This update brings complication screenshots to the App Store, and bug fixes to the app.

If you enjoy using Night Sky, please give it a great review in the App Store.

App Description

Enhanced for iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iOS 9 and watchOS 2!

Night Sky Lite™
Wonder No More™

Night Sky Lite™ contains some of the beautiful elements from our full Night Sky™ apps to bring an immersive stargazing experience to all! Just point your device to the sky to identify stars, planets, constellations and even satellites! With a Breathtaking New Sky View, World Traveller mode, and clear and concise new Stargazing Conditions graphs, a truly magical experience is available to all with the free, entry-level stargazing app - Night Sky Lite™. Wonder No More™.

“I’m very impressed with The Night Sky … it offers a delightful and polished user experience.” - Avery Wang (creator of Shazam)

“…Pure fun to use and really hard to put down. … Exactly what educational apps should be all about” - iDownload Blog

***** Over 15000 5 star customer reviews worldwide! – App Store

All New Feature Set:

• Enhanced for Apple watchOS 2: Fully native app, live push notifications for ideal stargazing times, check out the Stargazing Clock, see Night Sky Lite™ Latest News right from your wrist, and what's around you with Night Sky™ Community features!

• Breathtaking New Sky View: A completely redesigned new Sky View comes to Night Sky Lite™ with a vivid new colorful atmosphere, animations, and more detailed stars and planets than ever before. Prepare to become visually immersed in the Night Sky Lite™.

• 3D Earth View: A beautifully redesigned 3D view of Earth. Explore our own globe in the most gorgeous 3D graphics with the tip of your finger.

• Night Sky™ Community: Engage with fellow stargazers and astronomers in the exclusive Night Sky™ Community. Share ideal stargazing locations with others and explore locations others have shared.

• World Traveller: Explore the sky from anywhere in the world with the new World Traveller mode. Fancy a trip to see what the sky looks like in another country? Then travel there instantly and view it from the palm of your hand.

• Stargazing Conditions: Explore the stargazing conditions in your area for the upcoming week. Beautiful new Stargazing graphs mean with a glance you can see the perfect time to go stargazing! Combine Stargazing Conditions with World Traveller and check out the ideal time to go stargazing in a certain area you may be travelling to, for instance that camping trip at a National Park at the weekend!

• Absorbing New Music and Effects: All new Night Sky Lite™ comes with an all-new absorbing sound track. Specifically composed to enhance your stargazing experience. Also included are new musical sound effects that interact with you as you stargaze. Never before has there been such a beautiful combination of sound and visual stargazing elements.

• Latest Night Sky™ News: Never miss out on any events happening in the sky above with Night Sky™ Latest News. Learn about upcoming Eclipses, all annual celestial events, and even stargazing events local to you, right from our own Night Sky™ Latest News editors!

• Designed for iOS 9: Night Sky Lite™ is and optimized for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, you know with Night Sky Lite™ you’re getting the most out of the latest iOS technology. (iOS 7,8 and other devices are also supported).

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • August 25, 2013 Initial release
  • September 19, 2013 New version 2.0.2
  • December 07, 2013 New version 2.0.4
  • November 03, 2014 New version 3.0.1
  • January 27, 2015 New version 3.1
  • March 18, 2015 New version 3.1.1
  • April 26, 2015 New version 3.2
  • April 28, 2015 New version 3.2.1
  • July 05, 2015 New version 3.5
  • August 15, 2015 New version 3.5.1
  • September 23, 2015 New version 3.6.1
  • October 05, 2015 New version 3.6.2
  • October 11, 2015 New version 3.6.3
  • November 15, 2015 New version 3.7
  • February 20, 2016 New version 3.7.1
  • March 17, 2016 New version 3.7.2