astronomy

iPhone and iPad apps tagged "astronomy."


Buy Pocket Universe: Virtual Sky Astronomy on the App Store

Pocket Universe is Astronomy Made Easy

Summer is a great time for stargazing and of course your iPhone can aid in that endeavor. Pocket Universe - Your Astronomy Guide by Craic Design is an astronomy guide for iPhone and iPod Touch that has a few good features that utilize the unique capabilities of these devices.

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Buy Planetarium on the App Store

Soar Through Space with a Pocket Planetarium

Planetarium is an iPhone app that puts the solar system in your pocket. Developed by Core Coders, Planetarium features planets displayed in beautiful 3D along with features that allow you to fly across the solar system or watch the rotational orbit of the planets.

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Buy Star Walk™ - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide on the App Store

Star Walks Easter Egg Hunt Continues for Free iPod touch

If you missed the announcement last week about Vito Technology's Egg Hunt Contest don't worry, it's not too late to play. All you need to participate is a copy of the Star Walk astronomy app.

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Buy Star Walk™ - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide on the App Store

Star Walk Gets Astronomical Make Over

The popular star map application for iPhone by Vito Technology has received some pretty big updates in terms of user interface and information. The newest version (1.2) of Star Walk still has the same stargazing abilities as the original, along with the time lapse tool, same ease of navigation and stellar graphics, but now includes some enhancements that improve its overall function.

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Skies Offers Partial Information for Amateur Astronomers

It was a dark and stormy night, so it was a good thing I had Shane MCCafferty's Skies app. With just a quick glance at my trusty iPhone, I was able to see it will be a dark and stormy night at 6pm, 9pm, 12am and 6am.

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Buy Starquake on the App Store

Watch Solar Flares and Sun Storms With Starquake

Even though it may be central to survival, it's not very often that we give the Sun a second thought. Now, from the safety of your iPhone or iPod Touch you can take a closer look at that big, familiar ball in the sky. Developed by Todd Hopkinson of The Todkin Company, Starquake is a series of ten videos each depicting different astrological phenomenon that have occurred on the surface of the Sun.

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Earth3D has some pretty cool 3D effects

Earth3D is a free app that simulates the Earth rotating around the Sun, with the Moon rotating around the Earth. It's free, its interactive and it's fun. But, as someone pointed out, it's not 100% accurate.

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