Star Walk 2 Free: View the Sky is a great astronomy guide to explore the starry sky day and night, find and observe planets, asteroids, comets, ISS, Hubble Space Telescope, stars, constellations and other celestial bodies in real time in the sky above you. All you need to do is to point your device to the sky and start your journey through the countless stars and constellations. Explore the deep sky!
Objects and astronomical events to learn in this planets and stars app:
- Stars and constellations of the night sky;
- Solar system bodies (solar system planets, the Sun, the Moon, dwarf planets, asteroids, comets);
- Deep Space objects (nebulae, galaxies, star clusters);*
- Meteor showers, equinoxes, conjunctions, full/new Moon and etc.
Star Walk 2 Free: View the Sky is a perfect planets, stars and constellations finder and tracker which can be used by both adults and children, space amateurs and serious stargazers to learn astronomy by themselves. It is also a great educational tool for teachers to use during the natural science lessons.
This free version contains ads. You can remove ads through In-App purchases.
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 Free: View the Sky is the astronomy app you’ve been looking for.
Night Sky Map - Main features:
★ Interactive astronomical telescope shows a starry sky map on your screen in whatever direction you are pointing the device.* To navigate, you pan your view on screen by swiping in any direction, zoom out by pinching the screen, or zoom in by stretching it.
★ Learn a lot about planets of the solar system, comets, asteroids, spacecraft, nebulas, identify stars and constellations. Search and find any celestial bodies following a special pointer on the map of the sky. Watch stars, planets, constellations, satellites, sun, moon live on the stellar map!
★ Touching a clock-face icon at the upper-right corner of the screen allows you select any date and time and lets you go forward or backward in time and watch the night sky, stars and constellations in fast motion.
★ Try the augmented reality view. Orient your device toward the sky and the app activates your camera so you can see charted objects appear superimposed on live sky objects.
★ Except for celestial bodies, find and study the deep-sky objects, satellites, meteor showers and other astronomical events, extensive information about solar system, planets and constellations.**
★ Get a deeper understanding of the constellation`s scale and place in the sky. Enjoy observing wonderful 3D models of constellations, turn them upside down, read their stories.**
★ A slider at the left-hand edge of the screen lets you see the sky at different wavelengths. See objects that are only visible at radio, microwave, infrared, ultraviolet, X-ray, or gamma-ray frequencies.
★ The night-mode of the astronomy app will make sky and stars gazing at night time more comfortable. Star Walk 2 is a great planets and stars app to learn astronomy.
*The Star Spotter feature won't work for the devices that are not equipped with the gyroscope and compass.
Star Walk 2 Free: View the Sky is an impressively good looking astronomy app for stargazing at any time and place. It is the all-new version of the previous Star Walk. This new version has a re-designed interface with the look and feel of each element beautifully crafted and drawing you into the inner workings of the app.
One of the best astronomy applications!
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** Available through In-App purchases.