Tired of overcomplicated astronomy apps? Want to simply enjoy the beauty of the night sky and have all the relevant data right at your fingertips? Look no further – you’ve reached The Milky Way.

Through top-notch art and natural graphics, we’ve created a virtual sky and seamlessly integrated the sky watching experience with Wikipedia, the best data source out there (or here!). With a single swipe of your finger, you’ll immediately have the scoop on any star, or Jupiter, Saturn and other planets.

Here’s what you’ll be getting with The Milky Way app:
• Spectacular night sky views – no other app comes close the realistic sky you’ll be seeing on your device.
• Advanced algorithms, based on digital gyroscopes, allow you to see a precise imaging of the part of the sky you’re aiming your iPhone at.
• Wonderfully illustrated constellations.
• Nearly 10 thousand stars, thousands of deep space objects, planets, Moon, Sun and many others… explore what’s out there!
• Object search engine gives you the ability to instantly find that intriguing object, and will guide your hand through the night sky.
• Augmented reality mechanics, based on your device’s integrated camera.

Your stargazing experience expanded through a spectacular soundtrack, composed by the renowned electronic music maestro, Przemek Rudź.

The Milky Way is optimized to work on the iPhone 4s, 4, 3Gs, iPad 1 and iPad 2.

What's New

Version 0.83

New Retina 4-inch display support.

Ratings and Reviews

3.3 out of 5

24 Ratings

24 Ratings



This app has help expand my children's viewpoint of the world well beyond just our neighborhood in a big way. We love matching the night stars with the app.

Difficult to align accurately


I can never get it to align itself to the sky, so it it always off a bit. It only locates Venus and Jupiter, but I'd like to locate the other 5 planets.

Graphics are awesome!



I have enjoyed this whole app. It really does a great job and is easy to use. Keep putting out additional great apps.p


Da Vinci Studio Felski i Polak społka jawna
23.2 MB
Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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