Star Walk 2 - Night Sky Map

Star Walk 2 - Night Sky Map

By Vito Technology Inc.

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2014-08-21
  • Current Version: 2.7.0
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 257.67 MB
  • Developer: Vito Technology Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 27,091 Ratings

Description

Star Walk 2 is an exquisite stargazing app enabling you to explore the night sky through the screen of your device. Make an effortless journey through thousands of stars, comets, constellations, and other celestial bodies. All you have to do is point your device to the sky! The app taps your device’s sensors and the GPS to determine the exact position of stars, planets, constellations, comets, ISS, satellites, nebulae, meteor showers, etc., in the night sky. “She’s a beauty.”- The Next Web “Star Walk 2 is a terrific introduction to astronomy for young and old. It’s also handy for serious stargazers for observing planning.” - TUAW “Star Walk 2 is visually stunning.” - PCmag “This is a very beautiful and unusual application that turns your phone into a real planetarium.” - Free apps for me “For those who enjoy the original app, Star Walk 2 is worth the upgrade — the interface is gorgeous. Anyone with even a passing interest in astronomy should grab Star Walk 2.” - iLounge “It is worth every penny.” - PadGadget ⁕ BEST OF 2014: The next generation of the best-selling Star Walk, winner of Apple Design Award, used by over 10 million people ⁕ Main features: ◆ Watching real-time map of the sky day and night ◆ Stunning 3D models of constellations and other sky objects ◆ The ability to manage time with “Time machine” ◆ A collection of deep sky objects ◆ Info about celestial bodies and sky events ◆ Pro stargazing (the sky at different wavelengths) ◆ Augmented reality mode ◆ Night mode ◆ "What's new" section with the latest astronomical news ◆ "Visible Tonight" section ◆ Siri Shortcuts to observe the celestial events quicker than ever* ► Star Walk 2 shows the real-time map of the sky on your screen in whatever direction you are pointing the device. As you hold your phone up and point it towards the sky, the star map follows your motions using the built-in gyroscope to match the map on your screen to the stars seen from your location. ► What's up in the sky tonight? Open the "Visible Tonight" section of Star Walk 2 and quickly find out all upcoming astronomical events and celestial objects visible for your location. ► Be aware of the latest news from the world of space and astronomy. The app's "What's new" section will tell you about the most outstanding celestial events in time. You won't miss anything! ► Create shortcuts to take your stargazing experience to a whole new level. Go to the "Visible Tonight" section and add the shortcut to Siri. Next time when you want to access the list of astronomy events for your location, ask Siri and get it quicker than ever. ► Touching a clock-face icon at the upper-right corner of the screen allows you to select any date and time and watch the sky of different periods. ► Get a deeper understanding of the constellation`s scale and place in the night sky. Enjoy observing wonderful 3D models of constellations, turn them upside down, read their stories. ► Find and study deep sky objects such as meteor showers, planetary nebulae, star clusters, etc. ► The night-mode will make your stargazing at night time more comfortable. Star Walk 2 is the sequel to the original Star Walk, which is one of the most popular apps for stargazing. If you enjoy exploring the stars, then our app is a must-have for your arsenal. New in Star Walk 2: -Incredible 3D models of celestial bodies -All-new stunning design -New simpler and cleaner interface in vibrant colours for retina displays -Atmospheric visual and sound effects, stirring soundtrack -Exclusive handcrafted artwork for constellations The app contains In-App Purchases. *Siri Shortcuts feature is available for iOS 12 users. 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 is the app you’ve been looking for. Start your best stargazing experience right now!

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Reviews

  • Taurus view

    5
    By MoparMike11
    My wife and I use the Sky Walk 2 app almost every day. We have a great view of the night sky. On a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, I used my Sky Walk 2 app to watch the Taurus meteor shower. I was notified by SW2 that it could be seen that night close to midnight. We walked out on the beach, sat down, and within 10 minutes one streaked across the sky! It was the first “shooting star” my sister in law had ever seen. SW2 made me the hero of the night!!
  • Excellent

    5
    By XS_SIV
    I have five other star guide type apps. For me, the amateur astronomer, this is easy to use and gives you a lot of info. Paid once and they have upgraded it a lot along the way. No regrets.
  • Good app

    5
    By Ethan10020
    I like it
  • Fun

    4
    By Gearloose2013
    Fun but sure wish it’d skip the what’s-new screen and go directly to the sky map. It’s great that the what’s-new screen can be dismissed with one (obscure check-mark) tap, so they are always improving the app.
  • Great Application

    3
    By @Stan_Orlowski
    Great Application to have. The Kids Enjoy it.
  • Very cool app

    4
    By Skip48
    I do enjoy this app and think anyone that enjoys the solar system would enjoy it!
  • Star walk

    5
    By stod owt
    I had to do homework on stars and so I downloaded Star Walk And I got a really high score I think star walk is a fun educational game
  • Love Love Love

    5
    By starznplanetz
    Fun, educational and puts me into perspective.
  • Why do I have to pay twice???

    1
    By Iamabadass
    I paid for the bundle and upon launching the app i have to pay for more ?????????????????
  • Kids

    4
    By daw102856
    A grande a great tool to use with your grandkids after dark.( Especially on a camp out)

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