SkyView - Explore the Universe
- Category: Education
- Released date: 12/10/2010
- Current Version: 1.2.1
- Seller: Terminal Eleven LLC
- Recommended Age: 4+
- Download Size: 16844808
- Last Update: 07/22/2011
- Requirements: iPhone3GS, iPad2Wifi, iPhone4, iPad23G, iPodTouchFourthGen
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Works great on the iPhone 4, 3GS, and iPod Touch (4th generation)!
"If you’ve ever been looking for a stargazing app for your iPhone, then this (is) definitely the one to get."
Where will the Sun rise and set today? Is there a Full Moon tonight? Where is the constellation Orion? Am I looking at a bright star or a planet? What are some fun facts about these objects?
SkyView is powerful, easy-to-use, and answers these questions and more. Simply point the camera to the sky, tap on what you see and discover neat things about these sky objects. SkyView is unique as it blends the camera view with incredible 3D graphics of the sky objects to provide an Augmented Reality (AR) view of your sky.
● Sky Paths
Select the Sun, Moon, or a planet and see its path through the sky for a 24-hour period. Move the camera along this path and see when and where this object will be compared to your horizon.
● Change the Date and Time
Travel to the future or the past and see the sky on different dates and times! Use SkyView to see how the planets will align on interesting dates such as December 21st, 2012!
● Final Space Shuttle Missions (Endeavour and Atlantis)
Use SkyView to witness history by viewing the final flights of the Space Shuttle Endeavor & Atlantis as they streak across the night sky.
● Amazing 3D Graphics
Surround yourself with beautiful 3D graphics of the Sun, Moon, planets, stars, constellations, and satellites as you point the camera to the sky.
● Stars and Constellations
Stargazing has never been so easy! Just aim and tap the screen to identify hundreds of stars!! Find your favorite constellations as they fade in and out of the camera view.
View the brightest satellites orbiting Earth including the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope and the final Space Shuttle Missions! SkyView automatically retrieves current satellite orbital data (when available) so that your satellite viewing stays accurate!
● Search and Locate
Looking for the ISS? Trying to find the North Star? Want to witness a satellite flyby? Use the search feature to select an interesting object and then simply follow the arrow to find its location in the sky.
● Compass and Horizon
SkyView displays convenient compass and horizon indicators right on the camera view! Simply point the camera down to see a compass or into the distance to view a horizon line. It’s very easy to see when and in what direction a sky object will be visible!
● Lots of interesting facts
SkyView has thousands of fun facts about our universe. Just touch the sky object and discover!
● Gyroscope Mode (iPhone 4 and iPod Touch only)
If you have an iPhone 4 or iPod Touch you can take advantage of the new gyroscope. Get incredibly smooth, responsive and precise camera views as you aim the camera all around!
● Augmented Reality (AR)
SkyView accurately blends and animates 3D images of the sky objects within the camera’s view no matter what direction you are pointing. This allows you to see distant objects such as Pluto up close and personal.
What a fun way to teach yourself, your children, your students, or your closest friends about our wonderful universe!