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Night Sky

By iCandi Apps

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


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.

- Latest News (Premium Feature):  Get regular updates about the Night Sky above from our very own astrophysicist and Night Sky Editor.

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 in Version 5.1.2

Thank you for using Night Sky. Version 5.1.2 brings the following enhancements:

- Wave at Kepler! On December 10th we’re supporting wave at Kepler. The Kepler telescope will appear in Sky View when Kepler turns towards Earth to take a long exposure photograph. Be sure to find it in the sky on December 10th and wave! (Kepler bug fix in 5.1.2)
- Added the Ecliptic. View the ecliptic line in Sky View. To turn this on go to Preferences.
- Added full professional Turkish localization. To view in Turkish ensure your default iOS language is set to this.
- Improved satellite trajectory lines when tapped.
- Added ability to rearrange order of My Tours.
- Added option to immediately start a My Tour after generating.
- Fixed a crash some users were experiencing.
- Other bug fixes.

If you enjoy using Night Sky a great review in the App Store is always appreciated. If we can be of any further assistance, please reach out to the team at who will be happy to help.

Happy stargazing!

Customer Reviews

Beautiful app but when you pay attention to the moves...

What they WONT tell you is this isn’t really “space exploration”; it’s them trying to change the order of nature and control the earth.
The United States, China, Italy, and The European Space Agency are all malevolent culprits. This app lets you watch the moves of the satellites claiming to “explore”, for yourself.


These kind of games are for people that love space for example like me! I always wondered when I was a kid if you were above the sky. Now It’s solved. Now I know a lot about space. Galaxies, Planets, And other stuff. Totally recommend for people who that love space 🌕 💫.


I used to like this app, but it keeps crashing every time I try to use astrophotography (yes the app is updated, and my phone is too) I don't like how you have to pay for extra features, like I paid for the app I should be receiving more from this. The constellations don't line up, and the stargazing alerts do not correspond with the weather. Overall I don't like it and it's really just a waste of money for amateur astronomers and a way for them to get hyped.

Night Sky
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
Offers iMessage App for iOS
Offers Apple Watch App for iPhone
  • Free
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.1.2
  • Size: 559 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • 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
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Apple TV: Yes

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  1. Night Sky Premium Monthly$1.99
  2. Night Sky Premium Annual$9.99