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SkyView® - Explore the Universe

By Terminal Eleven LLC

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SkyView® brings stargazing to everyone. Simply point your iPhone, iPad, or iPod at the sky to identify stars, constellations, planets, satellites, and more!

Over 1.7 million downloads

App Store Rewind 2011 -- Best Education App

“If you've ever wanted to know what you're looking at in the night sky, this app is the perfect stargazer's companion.”

"If you’ve ever been looking for a stargazing app for your iPhone, then this [is] definitely the one to get."
– AppAdvice

“SkyView is an Augmented Reality app that lets you see just what delights the sky has to offer.”
– 148Apps Editor’s Choice

You don't need to be an astronomer to find stars or constellations in the sky, just open SkyView® and let it guide you to their location and identify them. SkyView® is a beautiful and intuitive stargazing app that uses your camera to precisely spot and identify celestial objects in sky, day or night. Find all 88 constellations as they fade in and out while you scan across the sky, locate every planet in our solar system, discover distant galaxies, and witness satellite fly-bys.


• Simple: Point your device at the sky to identify galaxies, stars, constellations, planets, and satellites (including the ISS and Hubble) passing overhead at your location.
• Sighting Events: schedule alerts for upcoming celestial events.
• Apple Watch: see what objects are visible tonight and how to spot them using your Apple Watch.
• Today Widget: brand new iOS 8 today widget lets you quickly see upcoming celestial events.
• Night Mode: Preserve your night vision with red or green night mode filters.
• Augmented Reality (AR): Use your camera to spot objects in the sky, day or night.
• Sky Paths: Follow the sky track for any object to see it’s exact location in the sky on any date and time.
• Comprehensive: Includes thousands of stars, planets, and satellites with thousands of interesting facts.
• Time Travel: Jump to the future or the past and see the sky on different dates and times.
• Social: Capture and share beautiful images with friends and family on social networks.
• Mobile: WiFi is NOT required (does not require a data signal or GPS to function). Take it camping, boating, or even flying!

What a fun way to teach yourself, your children, your students, or your friends about our wonderful universe!

What's New in Version 3.3.1


This update introduces new information and images of Pluto from the New Horizons NASA mission. Enjoy!

Terminal Eleven


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Customer Reviews

A whole new view of the night's sky.

This is by far the best universe viewing tool out there. Most of us look up at night and see a few stars and think it's a beautiful sight. The SkyView app takes it to a whole other level. It helps the night sky not only be beautiful, but makes it very educational and fun at the same time. I've even found myself setting alarms in my phone so I can catch glimpses at certain events. Such as the International Space Station doing a flyover. Which before this app had no idea that you could view it with the naked eye. I've even taken pictures of the I.S.S, that came out pretty good for an object that is approximately 250 miles above the Earth's surface. There is so many different functions of the SkyView app. For all of you Astronomers wanna be astronomers or even just the average stargazer, this is a must have app for you. I promise you won't be disappointed.


Simply Amazing, Amazing Amazing I am an amateur astronomer with a 1O in reflector telescope and I use this app. On my phone and iPad as well as my scope has onboard computer gear driven motors to find and track heavenly bodies these toys are extremely fun for the nerd in me... Lol nothing bad to say about this app. Or satellites both are worth the money they do everything they say they do .... Hours of fun with your iPads and iPhones I am quite sure they will work on other brand devices as well...

Just wow

I downloaded this app because I enjoy astronomy and I will be away from the city this weekend with a good chance of seeing a lot. Decided to play with it before hand while at work and was astounded with the wealth of information, intuitive interface and stunning augmented reality feature. I love this app and have already shared/recommended it to several people.

SkyView® - Explore the Universe
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
Offers Apple Watch App for iPhone
  • $1.99
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.3.1
  • Size: 96.7 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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