By Thinx Media Interactive LLC
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Come on a voyage of discovery to the ringed planet of Saturn with Cassini HD for iPad. Navigate a collection of more than 870 spectacular images returned to Earth by NASA's Cassini orbiter while learning about this alien environment in our celestial backyard. The Cassini HD photo collection was selected from thousands of images available courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech.
Browsing this collection takes you on a journey from Saturn itself, beyond its stunning rings, and past more than 20 of its moons. Additional information about each image can be revealed with just a tap. With multiple ways to navigate, Cassini HD becomes an immersive experience guided by your own curiosity: an alphabetical menu can take you to any point of interest, while a unique navigation map allows you to scroll easily through this vast collection.
Integration with social media adds to the fun as you share your discoveries with family and friends. Cassini HD features sharing through Tumblr, Facebook, and Twitter, as well as by email. Save your favorite images to your photo roll and use them as a wallpaper on your iPad.
● Journey from Saturn itself, to its stunning rings and past more than 20 different moons
● Supports both portrait and landscape orientation for optimal viewing quality.
● Full captions expand with additional information with just a tap
● Alphabetical menu brings you directly to any section of interest; unique navigation map allows you to scroll easily through this vast collection
● Integration with the most popular social networks: Share your discoveries with friends on Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter, or via email
● Save your favorite images to your photo roll and use them as a wallpaper on your iPad
● Future updates will add to this collection the latest images from Cassini as more become available.
"I like to know that even if I'm out of Wi-Fi range, I can always take a trip through Saturn's rings."
— Carl Zimmer
"worth a download"
"I give it a rating of 10 rings out of 10."
— It's Okay To Be Smart
"An excellent app that brings the beauty and magic of this planet right to your fingertips."
What's New in Version 1.1.3
• New content
• More than 20 new images collected from the latest Cassini discoveries
• Minor performance improvements
So full of amazing images, so beautiful, so informative, so worth the price ... The folks at JPL would love this app!
This app is wonderful -- that is, full of wonder. I don't care who you are, get this app. You will be in awe of the stark and majestic beauty that is Saturn. If you weren't fascinated with astronomy before, this marvelous app has a strong chance of making you a dedicated amateur -- or professional -- astronomer.