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Our Rating: ★★★★☆ :: STARRY-EYED :: Read Our Full Review >>

Night Sky 2 is a fantastic, if slightly flawed, companion app for any star gazing enthusiast.

What's New

Thank you for making Night Sky 2 a worldwide success!

This update brings the following enhancements:

- Holidays are coming! Track Santa in Night Sky 2 with the magical new Santa Tracker! Tap the Santa button to be ready for Christmas Eve!

- Comet ISON and backend comet adding. Track Comet ISON in Night Sky 2, a spectacular sight in the Night Sky! We have also added the ability to remotely add comets to Night Sky 2 now so you will know every object you can see in the Night Sky!

- Bug fixes - A small number of users experienced a crash this has now been corrected.


We hope you enjoy using Night Sky 2. If you do, please leave it a great review in the App Store!

Happy stargazing!

App Description

Night Sky 2 - A Magical New Experience

Night Sky 2 is a beautiful new stargazing app that gives you access to a unique package of Night Sky Live features, enhancing the stargazing experience each time your device is pointed towards the sky above to view stars, planets, constellations and satellites! Night Sky 2 will be instantly recognisable to the millions of users that enjoy its predecessor, The Night Sky.

Night Sky 2's stunning redesign and array of new features will provide a wholly more stunning and awe inspiring experience. Night Sky 2's new and improved features include:

• Beautiful New Sky View with Original Art Work Constellations: All new high quality imagery and super smooth sky tracking, with the ability to ‘share your sky’ through social media and email.

• Search and Locate: Simply type in the constellation, planet, star or satellite you’re looking for in the sky above and Night Sky 2 will navigate you to your chosen object!

• Night Sky Community: A new community has been created! Night Sky Community allows users to share ideal stargazing locations across the world! Using advanced light pollution mapping technology all integral information including directions and reviews about some sites are included. This feature is set to be a huge hit with avid astronomers, and those looking to enhance their night sky explorations.

• Stargazing Weather: Detailing cloud cover, temperature, wind speeds and visibility, categorised into simple icons informing you of whether stargazing conditions are good, fair or poor for the night ahead.

• Push notifications: An optional feature in which a notification is sent directly to the user’s device informing them of the stargazing conditions for the night ahead. Ensuring users can stargaze with ease and optimise their experience!

• Education: Select a constellation, planet, star or satellite and Night Sky 2 will provide you a wealth of information on all of the celestial bodies it identifies.

• Sky Info: Including accurate weekly live data on moon phases, sun rise and sun set times, daylight duration and sun elevation, ensuring users are both fully equipped and well-informed in their stargazing.

So next time you're gazing up in to the Night Sky and wonder the name of a star, planet, galaxy, constellation or even a satellite, just get out your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad and let the Night Sky 2 app amaze your gaze!

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

January 29, 2014 New version 2.0.4
November 11, 2013 New version 2.0.3
September 26, 2013 New version 2.0.2
August 01, 2013 Initial Release

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