What's New

You asked and we listened: one more iOS14 widget added. This widget has much in common with the widget for previous iOS, but there's something new.
Just try it! Put the key stargazing information on the Home screen and get easy access to up-to-date astronomical content.

We update Star Walk 2 regularly to make it better for you. If you like the app, please take a moment to rate us on the App Store and leave a review. Your feedback is highly appreciated.

Feel free to contact us at [email protected] with any questions, comments or suggestions.

App Description

Star Walk 2 is an exquisite stargazing app enabling you to explore the night sky through the screen of your device. Make an effortless journey through thousands of stars, comets, constellations, and other celestial bodies. 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 taps your device’s sensors and the GPS to determine the exact position of stars, planets, constellations, comets, ISS, satellites, meteor showers, etc., in the night 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 in travel & tourism industry:

‘Rapa Nui Stargazing’ based on Easter Island uses Star Walk 2 for sky observations during its astronomical tours.

‘Nakai Resorts Group’ in the Maldives uses Star Walk 2 during astronomy meetings for its guests.

Main features:

◆ Map of the sky in real time
◆ Stunning 3D models of constellations and other sky objects
◆ “Time machine”
◆ Deep sky objects
◆ Info about celestial bodies and sky events
◆ The sky at different wavelengths
◆ Augmented reality mode
◆ Night mode
◆ "What's new" section with the latest astronomical news
◆ "Visible Tonight" section
◆ Siri Shortcuts to observe the celestial events quicker than ever*

► Star Walk 2 shows the real-time map of the sky on your screen in whatever direction you are pointing the device. As you hold your phone up and point it 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 of Star Walk 2 and quickly find out all upcoming astronomical events and celestial objects visible for 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 night-mode will make your stargazing at night time more comfortable.

Star Walk 2 is the sequel to the original Star Walk, which is one of the most popular apps for stargazing.

New in Star Walk 2:
-Incredible 3D models of celestial bodies
-All-new stunning design
-New interface in vibrant colours for retina displays
-Atmospheric visual and sound effects, stirring soundtrack
-Exclusive handcrafted artwork for constellations

The app contains In-App Purchases.

*Siri Shortcuts feature is available for users of iOS 12 or later.

If you enjoy exploring the stars, then our app is a must-have for your arsenal.

Start your best stargazing experience right now!

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • August 21, 2014 Initial release
  • September 16, 2014 New version 1.0.1
  • September 18, 2014 New version 1.0.2
  • September 23, 2014 New version 1.0.3
  • November 07, 2014 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • November 08, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • November 24, 2014 New version 1.1.0
  • December 08, 2014 New version 1.2.0
  • April 18, 2015 New version 1.3.1
  • May 03, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • May 09, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • July 01, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • July 14, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • July 15, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • July 17, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
  • September 16, 2015 New version 2.0.0
  • September 22, 2015 New version 2.0.1
  • September 23, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • September 30, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • November 07, 2015 New version 2.0.2
  • November 23, 2015 New version 2.0.3
  • February 19, 2016 New version 2.1.0
  • February 25, 2016 New version 2.1.1
  • March 07, 2016 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • March 10, 2016 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • March 17, 2016 New version 2.1.2
  • May 23, 2016 New version 2.1.3
  • July 03, 2016 New version 2.1.5
  • July 17, 2016 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • July 20, 2016 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • September 17, 2016 New version 2.2.0
  • November 24, 2016 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • November 26, 2016 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • December 08, 2016 New version 2.3.0
  • December 23, 2016 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • December 26, 2016 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • February 11, 2017 New version 2.3.2
  • March 25, 2017 New version 2.3.5
  • May 17, 2017 New version 2.3.8
  • August 13, 2017 New version 2.4.0
  • October 20, 2017 New version 2.4.2
  • November 18, 2017 New version 2.4.4
  • January 14, 2018 New version 2.4.5
  • May 13, 2018 New version 2.5.0
  • August 23, 2018 New version 2.6.0
  • November 14, 2018 New version 2.7.0
  • December 02, 2018 New version 2.7.1
  • January 21, 2019 New version 2.7.4
  • February 09, 2019 New version 2.7.5
  • March 22, 2019 New version 2.7.7
  • April 23, 2019 New version 2.8.1
  • May 05, 2019 New version 2.8.2
  • May 12, 2019 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • May 12, 2019 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • May 18, 2019 New version 2.8.3
  • June 29, 2019 New version 2.8.4
  • July 15, 2019 New version 2.8.5
  • July 19, 2019 New version 2.8.6
  • August 27, 2019 New version 2.8.7
  • November 01, 2019 New version 2.9.0
  • November 29, 2019 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • December 04, 2019 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • December 24, 2019 New version 2.9.3
  • December 24, 2019 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • December 31, 2019 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • February 29, 2020 New version 2.9.4
  • May 01, 2020 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • May 05, 2020 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • May 06, 2020 New version 2.9.6
  • June 04, 2020 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • June 07, 2020 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • August 11, 2020 New version 2.10.0
  • August 21, 2020 New version 2.10.1
  • September 19, 2020 New version 2.11.0
  • September 22, 2020 New version 2.11.1
  • October 02, 2020 New version 2.11.2
  • October 07, 2020 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • October 14, 2020 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • October 31, 2020 New version 2.11.3