Star Walk™ - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide to the Night Sky Map & Planets
By Vito Technology Inc.
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***Over 8 million users! Winner of Apple Design Award 2010***
Star Walk now works with Apple Watch to alert you of upcoming astronomical events.
Star Walk is the most beautiful stargazing app you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. It will become your go-to interactive astro guide to the night sky, following your every movement in real-time and allowing you to explore over 200, 000 celestial bodies with extensive information about stars and constellations that you find.
Get started quickly
• Launch the app and point your iPhone at the night sky, you'll see the stars, planets, satellites, and constellations in their proper place from your location. As you move your device, the star map updates in real time. The Moon is the easiest first target.
• Tap Augmented Reality icon in the upper right corner to add the image from your camera to your sky view.
• Use Night Mode to go easy on your eyes and preserve night vision when exploring the Universe.
Go deeper and beyond
• Every object you tap has an (i) next to its name, tap it to access information.
• A scale on right is the Time Machine, slide it to explore the map of the night sky of tomorrow or years ago.
• A calendar of celestial events will make sure you never miss anything interesting.
• TelRad will help you find the exact position of an object when stargazing with a telescope.
Share your experience
• Project to a big screen with no picture quality loss. Star Walk is your personal planetarium.
• Explore stunning space pictures in Picture of the Day.
• There is an entire stargazing twitter community within Star Walk - don't miss out!
Duran Duran's keyboard Nick Rhodes mentions Star Walk as his favorite app:
"With the Star Walk app, if you hold your iPod up towards the sky, you can see all the stars and constellations. It even tells you the names of all the planets. Then, if you point it towards the ground, it shows you what all the stars are in the other hemisphere. It’s brilliant, and if you’re ever somewhere with a clear sky and no light pollution, it’s a revelation. It’s beautifully designed and makes clever use of the available technology. I’m fascinated by astronomy, but even if you’re not, give this a go."
What's New in Version 7.1.0
Star Walk now works with Apple Watch to alert you of upcoming astronomical events and anything interesting going on in the sky. Schedule a reminder for the next spectacular meteor shower, the International Space Station flying over your location, or catch the perfect night for astrophotography.
— Calendar of upcoming astronomical events
— Current phase of the moon
— Time of sunset and sunrise
Star Walk on Apple Watch works together with your iPhone — you can schedule an alert on any device and it will appear on your Apple Watch just in the right time.
Stunning. DO NOT BUY STARWALK 2.
A beautifully made app which works superbly. I tried skyview and found it very poor. It was inaccurate and the graphics were poor to say the least.
This blows it out the water so buy it now while it's 59p!
** PLEASE NOTE.... DO NOT BUY STARWALK 2. Stick with this version. The new version requires you to pay to track the ISS, Leonids etc. **
Used to be the greatest app I had
For some reason the ability to view satellites & track the ISS is no longer possible.
Is this an underhanded attempt to force people to buy the latest version complete with in app purchases?
Difficult to use
Interesting but difficult to use. Tapping some functions makes the phone lock for a minute or so. I find an interesting function then can't find it again. Frustrating.
- Category: Education
- Updated: 20 April 2015
- Version: 7.1.0
- Size: 72.8 MB
- Apple Watch: Yes
- Languages: English, Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
- Developer: Vito Technology Inc.
- © 2008-2012 Vito Technology Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5 and iPhone 6.