SkyORB is a fast and lightweight astronomy app including a 3D star map, 3D planetarium, ephemeris with notifications, search engine, sun clock, point to sky, weather, and more. "We love SkyORB because it not only offers 3D images of the planets and the stars in the sky, along with comets and asteroids, but it also comes a 'point to sky' feature that allows you to aim your handset towards a star or planet and it'll identify it for you. " - PC Advisor ★★★★★ SkyORB features many functions as a 3D real-time representation of the planets position around the sun, warn the user when a phenomenon is occurs as a full moon, a planet really visible, which is worth the observation. The app also features an interactive 3D visualization of the stellar neighbourhood, including over 100000 nearby stars, and 3D visualization of the Milky Way. Free with in-app purchase for premium upgrade including: • Monthly updates, • More information displayed, • Live tiles without reminders, • More view unlocked, • Screenshot and full screen without UI available, • And much more! Check out our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/skyorb Check out our Twitter page: http://www.twitter.com/realtech_VR Check out the app website for more information, documentation, videos and more at http://www.realtech-vr.com/skyorb/
What's new in this version
Thanks for using SkyORB ! To make our app better for you, we bring updates to the Windows Store regularly. Every update of our SkyORB app includes improvements for speed and reliability. In this update: Thanks for using SkyORB. Here the changes in this version: . Redesigned deep objects database, more complete. More information when selecting a deep object. . The light travel time from earth is now calculated when navigating in the space view. . Easier to zoom in and out in local view. . Added Starlink MPC database. . Other bug fixes and improvements. If you have any issues to report or suggestions to make, please visit our support site: http://www.realtech-vr.com/support/
- Fast and lightweight.
- a 3D real-time planetarium with photo-realistic rendering,
- Comets and satellites positions, with update from the Web for latest entries,
- Weather forecast from current location
- Ephemeris including next 60 days astronomy events, including peak day of meteors showers, date of planet elongation and opposition. Including live tiles support.
- Display day/night terminator on a world map,
- Powerful universal search engine: type few letter and find a matching nebula
- Moon phases with dates, including rise and set times
- Ability to simulate the sky from any place in the world and even from other planet like Mars
- Ability to move fast forward and backward in time
- Enhanced for Direct3D 11, support for 4K display.
- 3D visualization of the stellar neighbourhood and Milky Way
- Surface Dial support for zooming and planet selection
- Jovian events and position of jupiter moons seen from telescope.
- 400 meteor showers with exact time of peak of the meteor showerr.
- Moon map with craters and mares
Published byrealtech VR
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Developed byrealtech VR
InstallationGet this app while signed in to your Microsoft account and install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.
AccessibilityThe product developer believes this product meets accessibility requirements, making it easier for everyone to use.
Language supportedEnglish (United States)
Español (España, Alfabetización Internacional)