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Star Walk 2 Ads+ is an exquisite stargazing app that enables you to explore the sky through the screen of your device. Make an effortless journey through thousands of stars, planets and constellations. All you have to do is point your device to the sky!
⁕BEST OF 2014: The next generation of the best-selling Star Walk, winner of Apple Design Award, used by over 10 million people⁕
The app uses your device’s sensors and the GPS to determine the exact position of stars, planets, constellations and other objects in the sky.
“She’s a beauty.”- The Next Web
“Star Walk 2 is a terrific introduction to astronomy for young and old. It’s also handy for serious stargazers for observing planning.” - TUAW
“Star Walk 2 is visually stunning.” - PCmag
“This is a very beautiful and unusual application that turns your phone into a real planetarium.” - Free apps for me
“For those who enjoy the original app, Star Walk 2 is worth the upgrade — the interface is gorgeous. Anyone with even a passing interest in astronomy should grab Star Walk 2.” - iLounge
“It is worth every penny.” - PadGadget
Star Walk 2 Ads+ in travel & tourism industry:
‘Rapa Nui Stargazing’ based on Easter Island uses the app for sky observations during its astronomical tours. ‘Nakai Resorts Group’ in the Maldives uses the app during astronomy meetings.
◆ Map of the sky in real time
◆ 3D models of constellations and other sky objects
◆ “Time machine”
◆ Deep sky objects
◆ Rich info about celestial bodies and sky events
◆ The sky at different wavelengths
◆ Augmented reality mode
◆ "What's new" section with the latest astronomical news
◆ "Visible Tonight" section
► Star Walk 2 Ads+ shows the real-time map of the sky on your screen in whatever direction you are pointing the device (the Star spotter feature). As you point your device towards the sky, the star map follows your motions using the built-in gyroscope to match the map on your screen to the stars seen from your location.
► What's up in the sky tonight? Open the "Visible Tonight" section and learn about the upcoming astronomical events and celestial objects that will be visible from your location.
► Be aware of the latest news from the world of space and astronomy. The app's "What's new" section will tell you about the most outstanding celestial events in time.
► Create shortcuts to take your stargazing experience to a whole new level. Go to the "Visible Tonight" section and add the shortcut to Siri. Next time when you want to access the list of astronomy events for your location, ask Siri and get it quicker than ever.
► Touching a clock-face icon at the upper-right corner of the screen allows you to select any date and time and watch the sky of different periods.
► Get a deeper understanding of the constellation`s scale and place in the night sky. Enjoy observing wonderful 3D models of constellations, turn them upside down, read their stories.
► Find and study deep sky objects such as meteor showers, planetary nebulae, star clusters, etc.
The app is ad-supported and contains In-App Purchases. If you want to use the app without ads, download the paid Star Walk 2 app or remove ads from Star Walk 2 Ads+ with a special In-App Purchase.
Star Walk 2 Ads+ offers an optional subscription that gives you access to all additional content and removes ads from the app. It is an auto-renewable subscription with one week free trial. At the end of each subscription duration (1 month), the subscription will automatically renew until you choose to cancel it. Users can manage their subscriptions in their account settings on the App Store.
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- July 10, 2016 Initial release
- August 17, 2016 New version 2.1.7
- September 20, 2016 New version 2.2.0
- June 15, 2019 New version 2.8.3
- June 29, 2019 New version 2.8.4
- August 16, 2019 New version 2.8.6
- August 28, 2019 New version 2.8.7
- November 04, 2019 New version 2.9.1
- November 11, 2019 New version 2.9.2
- December 24, 2019 New version 2.9.3
- July 15, 2020 New version 2.9.6
- October 23, 2020 New version 2.11.3
- December 10, 2020 New version 2.11.7
- August 06, 2021 New version 2.11.12
- September 29, 2021 New version 2.12.1