Description

Night Sky is a powerful augmented reality personal planetarium. Designed for iOS 11.

Quickly identify stars, planets, constellations and satellites above by simply holding your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch to the Night Sky!  This is all done magically.  Whether you’re looking for a constellation or the International Space Station, let Night Sky direct you to it.

Feature set:

- AR Grand Orrery (Premium Feature) : With iOS 11 bring the Solar System into your home or classroom with the new Grand Orrery feature! Use augmented reality to walk around the entire solar system, manipulating time and space with your fingertips! Walk up to the planets and see them in great detail, view their moons and surrounding satellites. Even see current space missions in our Solar System! Not only can you explore from space, with our new Grand Orrery you’re able to actually land on the planets and view the sky from Mars or even Jupiters moons for instance! The Night Sky Grand Orrery opens up the sky from any vantage point in our entire Solar System! A super powerful and super magical experience, only possible with Night Sky and iOS 11!

- Live Night Sky Tours: New for Night Sky 5, tap Sky Tours for a tour of the sky above you. Night Sky will guide you to each constellation currently visible and inform you of the stars. Customize your tour by selecting its duration.

- Worldwide Night Sky Tours (Premium Feature): Create your own tours for any location and time in the world! Just drop a pin on the world map, and Night Sky will generate a Sky Tour for that location and save it into My Tours for quick and easy access. Be sure to create a tour for your favorite camp site, and next summer vacation! Your tours are then synced via iCloud to view with Night Sky on tvOS and vice versa!

- My Sky Notifications - New for Night Sky 5, completely customize your notifications in Night Sky. Favorite any object from satellites to constellations, and be informed when that object is rising for your current location. We’ve now also included Iridium Flare notifications for your current location. Manage all notifications with a new simple list. Rich notifications appear on your iOS device with beautiful animations. You’ll always be aware when your favorite celestial objects are about to rise!

- Power Sky View with Glass Constellations:  115000 celestial objects, deep sky objects, beautiful Glass Constellations, Light Spectrum vision with mesmerising visuals, two finger gesture to increase or decrease Light Pollution, & seamless multilayered animated 3D models. 

- Magic comes to Apple Watch:  We have brought Sky Tracking to Apple Watch in Night Sky on watchOS 4.  Simply raise your wrist to the sky to quickly identify stars, planets and constellations!

- Land on the Moon (Premium Feature):  Moon Tours - One giant leap for innovation.  We’ve accurately recreated the Apollo 11 and Apollo 15 lunar landing sites in a 3D environment as they would appear if you we’re there today!

- Night Sky Tonight:  Get a totally customized experience, Night Sky Tonight gives you an animated view of the sky above you from Sunset to Sunrise. You can scrub through the night to see all celestial events happening local to you.


Optional Night Sky Premium is available for $1.99/month or $9.99/year. You can subscribe and pay through your iTunes account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You can manage your subscriptions by entering the user settings in iTunes after the purchase. Auto-renew may also be turned off from here.
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What's New

Version 5.5.3

Thank you for using Night Sky.
5.5.3 brings the following enhancements:

- Meteor Shower Correction - In the past week Night Sky sent 2 push notifications about meteor showers that were inaccurate to some of our users. We're sorry for this. We quickly investigated and found this was caused due to a miscalculation in converting degrees to radians. We've corrected it in this update and going forward, all meteor shower notifications will be accurate. We've also made the meteor shower notifications even better with new meteor shower animations on Sky View!

- Meteor Shower support on Apple Watch. You can now use your Apple Watch to locate meteor showers when notified!

- Night Sky News interface enhancements.

- Additional bug fixes.

Night Sky has been nominated for a 2018 Webby Award - "The Internet's Highest Honor". If you enjoy using Night Sky, please take a moment to vote for Night Sky at wbby.co/mob-ar

If you enjoy using Night Sky, a great review on the App Store is always appreciated. If you have any issues or need support, please reach out to the team at Support@iCandiApps.com who will be happy to help.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5

30.2K Ratings

30.2K Ratings

Editors’ Notes

This planetarium in your pocket makes it easy to discover the wonders of space wherever you go. Day or night, just aim your device skyward to see a live 3D map of the heavens, complete with beautifully illustrated constellations, stars, planets, and satellites. A special night mode helps you read the map in the dark, while integrated weather reports show the best times for stargazing. You can even have notifications alert you to future astronomical events.

Tantalizingly Illuminating

PractikalAngel

Night Sky calls to the senses with captivating visuals and ethereal sounds. It appeals to the intellect of those seeking out information about the vast universe in which we live -- past, present, and future. Regardless of age, Night Sky has something to offer all participants interacting within the dazzling programming. This app is so complete in most ways, even in free version, that any additions or updates make for surprisingly wonderful gifts to users indeed. Kudos to the developers of Night Sky.

Developer Response

Thank you for your review and kind words! Happy stargazing!

Great, but could be wonderful.

SpencerOnion

This app is great, besides the fact that every time I zoom out, the advertisement for the premium version opens, and I will not pay for the premium version, but I might be willing to later if you could zoom out without the advertisement opening, but this app is great, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone interested in stars and similar things that also has patience or no problem with advertisements.

Developer Response

Thank you for your review. We offer a Premium version to help pay for development of the overall app including the free features. We hope you understand the need for us to do this. We hope to earn your 5 stars. Happy stargazing!

Subscriptions

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Information

Seller
iCandi Apps
Size
531.8 MB
Category
Reference
Compatibility
Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
Languages
English, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© iCandi Apps Ltd.
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Night Sky Premium Monthly $1.99
  2. Night Sky Premium Annual $9.99
  3. Premium Annual Discounted $4.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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