What's New

Thank you for using Night Sky Lite™! We are always working hard to keep making Night Sky Lite™ better, and this update includes the following enhancements:

- Solar Eclipse Ready! View the 2015 Solar Eclipse even if there is cloud! View totality with World Traveller Mode, and go back in time with Sky Time Machine to watch it as many times as you like!
- Improved Chinese Traditional and Chinese Simplified translations.
- The ability to show imperial units in the Widget.
- Bug fixes.

If you enjoy using Night Sky Lite™, please tell your family and friends about this magical app. A great review on the App Store is always appreciated!

App Description

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:

• 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 8: With the Night Sky Lite™ Widget included, and optimized for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, you know with Night Sky Lite™ you’re getting the most out of the latest iOS technology. (iOS 7 and other devices also supported).

App Screenshots

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App Changes

  • March 18, 2015 New version 3.1.1
  • January 27, 2015 New version 3.1
  • November 03, 2014 New version 3.0.1
  • December 07, 2013 New version 2.0.4
  • September 19, 2013 New version 2.0.2
  • August 25, 2013 Initial release