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Star & Planet Finder

Star & Planet Finder
  • #: 4025
  • Price: free ($0.00) In Apple Store
  • Category: Education
  • Updated: 2014-09-29
  • Current Version: 6.5
  • 6.5
  • Size: 6.80 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Nir Alperovitch
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.
  • © Nir Alperovitch
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Description

Star & Planet Finder guides you to see stars, planets, constellations and satellites in the sky.

Simply choose a planet from the list, and move your device according to the pointer display, the pointer represents the planet.

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REVIEWS:

"Sanderson - I have dabbled with astronomy for 30 years, star maps, celestial co-ordinates, Patrick moores year book but this app renders them all obsolete. It makes locating stars and planets Childs play!"

"I am amazed! - I love this app! It does exactly as promised. Got a telescope for Christmas and hated not know what I was looking at or where to find what I wanted to look at. This app made stargazing a million times better for me and my kids!"

"I was thrilled when the cross hairs appeared on screen and Guided me to the planet that I had selected from the list. And that was only the free app!I highly recommend this app for anyone who is curious about the stars above. Well worth the purchase I say."

"Tech at it's best! - Awesome program. Any astronomer knows the computational power needed for these algorithms. And the iPhone sensors are up to the task. Unique. Buy it."

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FEATURES:

- Augmented Reality display - guides you to the chosen star

- Compass, GPS, accelerometer, camera and clock aware

- All 7 planets including Sun and Moon

- All 88 constellations for $0.99 !

- The 300 brightest stars for $0.99 !

- The 150 Brightest Satellites for $0.99 !

- Full Augmented Reality display

- Automatic time sync

- Moon phase display

- Planets information: description, mass, diameter, range

- Constellations Maps

- Satellite tracking map

- Great for astronomy fans

What's New in Version 6.5

iOS 8 Support

iPhone Screenshots

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Rated 2/5 based on 3 customer reviews.

 

2/5 stars

Upgrade - was it?

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What happened to the globe with the star chart????

3/5 stars

Pretty good but can't calibrate.

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Calibration instructions are confusing. Can't seem to get it to point at the very bright moon. Maybe a one touch calibration while aimed at an obviously well known body like the moon or the like. Wave in a figure 8? While flat, vertical, or while aiming at the object? But it does have promise. Great idea!

3/5 stars

Planet Funder

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Ok app!

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