Star Rover - Stargazing and Night Sky Watching
By EEFan Inc.
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Do you love the starry night? Do you want to know everything in the sky? Star Rover is the fantastic planetarium for your iPhone and iPod touch. Just hold up your iPhone and Star Rover will tell you exactly what you are pointing at.
Star Rover determines your location automatically. You'll see the stars, moon, planets, constellations in their proper place from your current location. As you move your iPhone, the star map updates in real time.
Star Rover makes the virtual sky a gorgeous view. You can see star twinkling, beautiful nebulae, occasional meteor and even sunset glow in the evening.
Star Rover is very easy to use. You can simply change the sky view in settings and use pinch-to-zoom gesture for everything you want to know in the night sky.
- Over 120,000 stars.
- All 88 constellations with beautiful artworks.
- Planets and their moons with stunning graphics.
- Moon phases.
- Real images of nebulae (Messier catalogue).
- Sky objects information.
- Realistic Milky Way.
- Star twinkling.
- Equatorial and azimuthal grids.
- Realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset.
- Eclipse simulation.
- Sky view underneath the horizon.
- Time setting and animation.
- Manually location setting.
- Sky view sharing.
- Point and view (iPhone only, compass support required).
What's New in Version 4.0.1
Minor bug fixes.
I never review apps. Just don't find it necessary.
I've always lamented the fact that I can't read the sky like history's coolest men could. I know what the moon looks like. That's about it. So I figured I'd see what was available to help me know what the hell is going on in the night sky.
This app is more that I could have dreamed of. I point my phone up in the air and BOOM. I know what I'm looking at. The app is like having Galileo in my pocket. Or Carl Sagan in my phone. It's that good.
I just came back from a trip to Joshua tree California and this app worked wonderful I was able to know exactly what I was looking at in the sky, both day and night I highly recommend purchasing this app. Artwork is beautiful and the settings are very simple.
And the more and more I use this app I fall deeper in love if I had to choose only one app to keep on my phone this one is it. I would gladly trade in all others to keep this app.
I have learned all types of constellations near my house AND I could find them!!!! I like the drawings they have portraying each constellation as well. I can't get enough of this app.
It can be a little off at times but if you close it and open it again it is right on point!
- Category: Education
- Updated: Oct 11, 2013
- Version: 4.0.1
- Size: 30.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Hanfei Yi
- © 2014 EEFan Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.