By TwoNineEight Software
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Astrolabe Clock is an astronomical clock inspired by the astrolabe, an ancient astronomical instrument used to tell time and to predict the location of the Sun, stars and planets. This modern interpretation gives a view of the sky showing at a glance the time of day, day of year, and the location in the sky of the Sun, Moon, planets and stars. Astrolabe Clock also gives the time of sunrise and sunset, the phase of the Moon, transit times for the Sun, Moon, planets and stars, and can be used to show the occurrence of solar and lunar eclipses.
What's New in Version 1.11
New USER SUGGESTED features:
- Local Apparent Sidereal Time displayed
- Ecliptic Poles shown
- Option to reverse East and West directions. Use this when in the "North" projection to show time increasing clockwise as on a traditional astrolabe instrument.
- Fixed error in the location of the boundaries between zodiac signs
- Settings button now consistent with iOS 8 style
- Other minor bug fixes
A very simple and efficient app. The chart is easily understandable, which helps me to quickly locate the brightest objects in the night sky, prior to setting up my telescope. Thumbs up!!
Very clever, useful, and free to boot. Well done, Sir.
- Category: Reference
- Updated: May 28, 2015
- Version: 1.11
- Size: 0.8 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Michael Smith
- © 2015 Michael Smith
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.