New in 6.7
+ Enabled higher resolution camera in AR mode
+ Added the Tesla Roadster launched in February by SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket
+ Added three comets that will be observable later this year
+ Added new amateur radio satellite AO-92 and de-orbited Tiangong-1
+ New for SUPERMASSIVE subscribers: 1.7 billion stars now in your pocket! This is the latest star catalog from the European Space Agency's groundbreaking Gaia mission. When you launch Sky Guide the new catalog will download and replace the old catalog. No additional storage is required since the additional stars are streamed from a server.
We find it hard to believe that it has now been five years since Sky Guide debuted on the App Store! To all those who have had moments under the stars with Sky Guide, THANK YOU, and we hope you continue to spread the word to those who have not yet caught the stargazing fever! -Nick and Chris
Sky Guide makes stargazing simple. Just hold it overhead to automatically find stars, constellations, planets, satellites and more. With so many fun and powerful features, there is something for all ages and experience levels!
Is it a star or the planet Mars? Knowing what's up in your night sky is now effortless with Sky Guide. Hold your iPhone or iPad up and Sky Guide automatically aligns itself to the stars above you—no setup required.
Have you ever wished you could recognize the constellations but didn't want to study those paper star charts? Sky Guide's augmented reality (AR) mode makes learning your way around the sky clear and effortless.
Whether you're in search of the constellation Virgo, the Andromeda Galaxy or the next big meteor shower, Sky Guide is jam-packed with information and rich graphics that will satisfy the most curious minds.
Voyage to the past and future with cinematic time controls. Know where the Moon will be later in the evening so you can capture that perfect photo. See what the sky looked like the moment you were born or be an eyewitness to history's greatest comets.
It's a star! It's a plane! No, it's a satellite! Sky Guide features hundreds of bright satellites for you to identify and track. You can also receive notifications whenever the International Space Station flies over your location.
Use Sky Guide anywhere—on your evening dog walk, camping trips or in the classroom. The app works with or without Wi-Fi, cellular service or GPS, so everything is at your fingertips no matter where you go.
- Huge stellar catalog: 2.5 million stars!
- Filter: X-ray the sky and explore invisible wonders.
- Red night mode: Preserve your dark-adapted eyesight.
- Notification Center Widget: At-a-glance essentials including rise and set times for the Sun, Moon and planets.
- Apple Watch: Sky Guide can send you a notification when an event is about to happen in the skies above your location, like when the International Space Station is due to fly over. You can also keep tabs on the latest solar activity or add our super-accurate Moon Complication to your Apple Watch face.
Join the millions who have discovered a more personal connection to the stars with Sky Guide. It might forever change the way you look up.
- May 10, 2013 Initial release
- May 15, 2013 New version 1.0.1
- May 30, 2013 New version 1.1
- June 05, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
- July 25, 2013 New version 1.2
- August 09, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
- August 10, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
- August 30, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
- September 02, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
- September 14, 2013 New version 2.0
- October 14, 2013 New version 2.1
- December 19, 2013 New version 3.0
- February 01, 2014 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
- February 03, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
- March 20, 2014 New version 3.2
- August 27, 2014 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
- September 05, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
- September 17, 2014 New version 4.0
- October 22, 2014 New version 4.0.1
- February 18, 2015 New version 4.1
- February 18, 2015 New version 4.1.1
- March 09, 2015 New version 4.1.2
- March 26, 2015 New version 4.2.1
- May 22, 2015 New version 4.2.2
- July 01, 2015 New version 4.2.3
- August 12, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
- August 22, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
- September 12, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
- September 24, 2015 New version 5.0
- September 29, 2015 New version 5.0.1
- November 11, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
- November 12, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
- November 17, 2015 New version 5.1
- January 16, 2016 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
- January 18, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
- August 18, 2016 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
- September 12, 2016 New version 6.0
- September 12, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
- September 13, 2016 New version 6.0.1
- September 20, 2016 New version 6.0.2
- April 20, 2017 New version 6.2
- April 25, 2017 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
- May 02, 2017 New version 6.2.1
- May 10, 2017 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
- May 25, 2017 New version 6.2.2
- July 17, 2017 New version 6.2.3
- August 19, 2017 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
- August 19, 2017 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
- September 19, 2017 New version 6.5
- October 07, 2017 New version 6.5.1
- November 02, 2017 New version 6.5.2
- December 20, 2017 New version 6.6
- June 01, 2018 New version 6.7
- June 04, 2018 New version 6.7.1