Description

Star Walk 2 Ads+ is an exquisite stargazing app enabling you to explore the night sky through the screen of your device. Make an effortless journey through thousands of stars, comets, constellations, and other celestial bodies. All you have to do is point your device to the sky!

The app taps your device’s sensors and the GPS to determine the exact position of stars, planets, constellations, comets, ISS, satellites, star clusters, nebulae and meteor showers in the night sky.

“She’s a beauty.”- The Next Web

“Star Walk 2 is a terrific introduction to astronomy for young and old. It’s also handy for serious stargazers for observing planning.” - TUAW

“Star Walk 2 is visually stunning.” - PCmag

“This is a very beautiful and unusual application that turns your phone into a real planetarium.” - Free apps for me

“For those who enjoy the original app, Star Walk 2 is worth the upgrade — the interface is gorgeous. Anyone with even a passing interest in astronomy should grab Star Walk 2.” - iLounge

“It is worth every penny.” - PadGadget

⁕ BEST OF 2014: The next generation of the best-selling Star Walk, winner of Apple Design Award, used by over 10 million people ⁕

Main features:

◆ Watching real-time map of the sky day and night
◆ Stunning 3D models of constellations and other sky objects
◆ The ability to manage time with “Time machine”
◆ A collection of deep sky objects
◆ Info about celestial bodies and sky events
◆ Pro stargazing (the sky at different wavelengths)
◆ Augmented reality mode
◆ Night mode
◆ "What's new" section with the latest astronomical news
◆ "Visible Tonight" section
◆ Siri Shortcuts to observe the celestial events quicker than ever*

► Star Walk 2 Ads+ shows the real-time map of the sky on your screen in whatever direction you are pointing the device. As you hold your phone up and point it towards the sky, the star map follows your motions using the built-in gyroscope to match the map on your screen to the stars seen from your location.

► What's up in the sky tonight? Open the "Visible Tonight" section of Star Walk 2 Ads+ and quickly find out all upcoming astronomical events and celestial objects visible for your location.

► Be aware of the latest news from the world of space and astronomy. The app's "What's new" section will tell you about the most outstanding celestial events in time. You won't miss anything!

► Create shortcuts to take your stargazing experience to a whole new level. Go to the "Visible Tonight" section and add the shortcut to Siri. Next time when you want to access the list of astronomy events for your location, ask Siri and get it quicker than ever.

► Touching a clock-face icon at the upper-right corner of the screen allows you to select any date and time and watch the sky of different periods.

► Get a deeper understanding of the constellation`s scale and place in the night sky. Enjoy observing wonderful 3D models of constellations, turn them upside down, read their stories.

► Find and study deep sky objects such as meteor showers, planetary nebulae, star clusters, etc.

► The night-mode will make your stargazing at night time more comfortable.

Star Walk 2 Ads+ is the sequel to the original Star Walk, which is one of the most popular apps for stargazing.

New in Star Walk 2 Ads+:
-Incredible 3D models of sky objects
-All-new stunning design
-New simpler and cleaner interface in vibrant colours for retina displays
-Atmospheric visual and sound effects
-Exclusive handcrafted artwork for constellations

The app is ad-supported and contains In-App Purchases. If you want to use the app without ads, download the paid Star Walk 2 app or remove ads from Star Walk 2 Ads+ with a special In-App Purchase.

*Siri Shortcuts feature is available for iOS 12 users.

If you’ve ever said to yourself “I’d like to learn the constellations” or wondered “Is that a star or a planet?”, Star Walk 2 Ads+ is the app you’ve been looking for.

Start your best stargazing experience right now!

What’s New

Version 2.7.3

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Enjoy this festive season with Star Walk 2 Ads+. We've updated our astronomical calendar with celestial events for the year 2019 and invited cute Santa Claus to the app to brighten up your holidays.

Wishing you good health, happiness, and success in the coming year and always.

Yours truly,
Vito Technology Team.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
18.4K Ratings
18.4K Ratings
Carylynn75 ,

Exactly what I wanted plus some

I think the free version of this app is great, so awesome that even though the free version has all that I needed to know (we had mars hanging in the eastern sky and Jupiter in the West every night for the last month), I’m considering just upgrading because the information about the stars and planets is so much fun for all of us. Even driving down the highway, without internet service, the calibration to my phones compass kept everything where it was suppose to be.
I was concerned after I read the first review that I wouldn’t be able to find the information we were asking ourselves all month due to adds, but up until I used a notification about the international space station rising to open the app I hadn’t seen an add at all, except for when I would click on some planets and stars for more information when I would get a suggestion to upgrade for the extra planet information.
Very cool app.

Developer Response ,

We are excited to get your review! Thank you very much for being our user!

Angeleyes715 ,

OULD BE a Great app, but in-app purchases don’t go to a new phone 😡

I loved using the app, but I got tired of the ads. I purchased the whole she-bang in app bundle and was very happy. I would think that since I’m signed in to the same iTunes account I was on my last phone, it would carry my in-app purchase. I was angry when I found it didn’t. Now I’m stuck with ads again. Even when I hit the “restore” button, nothing happens. I mean nothing. I could push it a hundred times and nothing. Would be 5 stars without this issue.

UPDATE: After contacting the company as they requested, several emails back and forth later, they asked me to send proof that I made an in app purchase. I had to dig but found n email from Christmas time 2 years go. I sent them the screenshot in an email, offered to FW the actual email, and that’s when I stopped hearing back from them. This is unbelievable. This is the worst customer service I have ever experienced. Very disappointed.

Developer Response ,

Please contact our support team with this problem (support@vitotechnology.com).

WeGoPro ,

ads

You did not read my comment. My version of starwalk 2 was not useable. ads disabled the app... I guess you designed that feature as well? Confusing. I did revert to your previous version which is also free and deleted the current version we are discussing.

"We are sorry that ads spoil your impression of the app. We appreciate our users and created 2 versions (free ad-supported and paid with no ads) of Star Walk 2 to give them the opportunity to try the app without paying for it. A lot of users enjoy the free version regardless of advertising. Having a choice between the paid and free but ad-supported version is better than not even being able to try the app without purchasing it... Hope you understand."

cant attempt to test it, ads kill the app... thank you for the response.

I do understand it is free and “ad supported”... but that is misleading. It is more like the app supports the ads. You dont have to annoy people into buying your real version... simple ignorant (ignorant... not stupid) responses such as the one you provided, they simply make us hold the app and press “x”. You should delete this rating, because others will see where I am coming from. Thanks for the response and the app. I will find another.

Developer Response ,

The free ad-supported version of Star Walk 2 gives a chance to try the app for free, though ads. Those who need this chance will definitely use it. You always have a choice - to use get the paid version, to use free ad-supported app or not to use the app. Again, hope for understanding.

In-App Purchases

Night Sky View: Ad-free
Star Walk 2 Ads+ with all additional content
$5.99
Satellite Tracker in the Sky
Satellites 3D, their position in real time
$0.99
Space Explorer: Kids Cartoons
Educational cartoons about our solar system
$0.99
Explore Planet Finder 3D
Planets atlas, their internal structure, etc.
$0.99
Discover Solar System Objects
Watch dwarf planets, comets, asteroids, etc.
$0.99
Explore Deep Space Objects 3D
Galaxies, star clusters, nebulae on sky map
$0.99

Information

Seller
Vito Technology Inc.
Size
260.8 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© Vito Technology, Inc.
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Night Sky View: Ad-free $5.99
  2. Night Sky View: without Ads $2.99
  3. Night Sky Map: Limited Offer $3.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

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

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