Star Rover - Stargazing and Night Sky Watching
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Do you love the starry night? Do you want to know everything in the sky? Star Rover is the fantastic planetarium for your iPhone and iPod touch. Just hold up your iPhone and Star Rover will tell you exactly what you are pointing at.
Star Rover determines your location automatically. You'll see the stars, moon, planets, constellations in their proper place from your current location. As you move your iPhone, the star map updates in real time.
Star Rover makes the virtual sky a gorgeous view. You can see star twinkling, beautiful nebulae, occasional meteor and even sunset glow in the evening.
Star Rover is very easy to use. You can simply change the sky view in settings and use pinch-to-zoom gesture for everything you want to know in the night sky.
- Over 120,000 stars.
- All 88 constellations with beautiful artworks.
- Planets and their moons with stunning graphics.
- Moon phases.
- Real images of nebulae (Messier catalogue).
- Sky objects information.
- Realistic Milky Way.
- Star twinkling.
- Equatorial and azimuthal grids.
- Realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset.
- Eclipse simulation.
- Sky view underneath the horizon.
- Time setting and animation.
- Manually location setting.
- Sky view sharing.
- Point and view (iPhone only, compass support required).
What's New in Version 4.1
Optimized for iOS 8.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support.
Many Happy Discoveries
If you have astronomical questions about the night sky, and you want answers: this is the app for that. This week, I've wondered if Star Rover would show the position of the planets, could display the constellations according to my real time, relative position, or look backward or ahead in time. It can. It does. I'm very happy with Star Rover. Thank you.
Best star map
This is the most beautiful app I've come across. It finds my location and orients me to the stars in my sky. It tells me about each object with links to read more. Tonight with its help, my friends and I saw and identified Venus, Mars and Jupiter, not to mention dozens of other gems of the night sky. Can't recommend it enough!
Enjoy everything about this app, especially the constellation artwork. Now I have plenty of chances to make wishes with the shooting stars. With this app, any city dweller can easily understand what our ancestors saw in the night sky. This is truly a great tool to spark anyone's interest in astronomy.
- Category: Education
- Updated: Apr 02, 2015
- Version: 4.1
- Size: 31.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Hanfei Yi
- © 2015 EEFan Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.