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Exoplanet

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  • Category: Education
  • Released date: 08/27/2009
  • Current Version: 5.5
  • Seller: Hanno Rein
  • Recommended Age: 4+
  • Download Size: 14198988
  • Last Update: 07/22/2011
  • Requirements: All

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The "Exoplanet App" is a daily updated database of all discovered extrasolar planets. It has been developed and is maintained by a professional astronomer.

Main features:
* Database with physical parameters of every known exoplanet.
* Interactive visualisations and animations.
* Real images of all directly imaged exoplanets
* Interactive 3D plot shows the position of all exoplanets in our Milky Way. You can zoom into any planetary system. Or zoom out and see local galaxy clusters and the microwave background.
* Push notifications are sent out whenever a new planet is discovered.
* Interactive multi-touch correlation plots.
* Extensive background information on exoplanets and detection methods.
* Direct links to over 50.000 scientific publications

Feel free to send any comments and suggestions to [email protected]

You can also follow exoplanet announcements and updates on http://twitter.com/ExoplanetApp

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Features:

* Physical properties of all detected exo-planets and their host stars, updated on a daily basis
* Links to over 50.000 scientific publications (via NASA ADS)
* Easily search and filter the database
* Real telescope images of the host star
* Visualisations of the orbits and the habitable zone
* Interactive 3D size comparison to planets of our own solar system
* Animation of the detection method (radial velocity/transit)
* Sky charts of the planet's position in the night sky including constellations
* 3D visualisation of the position of all exoplanets in the galactic coordinate system
* Animations of the orbital motion of all planetary systems
* Correlation diagrams can be created on the fly
* Screen mirroring to an external display (requires iPad 2)
* Backwards compatible to iOS 3.1.3
* High resolution graphics for the iPhone4's Retina display
* Push notifications (can be turned off at any time in the Settings App)

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You might also like the Kepler app which lists all unconfirmed extrasolar planets candidates from the Kepler mission.

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