SkyMap is an amazing planetarium for your windows phone. It enables you to point your phone at the sky and see what stars, constellations, planets or deep space objects are out there in real time. SkyMap shows the sky in 3D, like you see it at night time exposing a collection of over 110000 stars. It’s very easy to use for any viewpoint, time and location on Earth: it determines your location automatically, supports pinch to zoom for more details and provides a highly customizable map. New in version 2.4: - constellation names in 5 extra languages - show/hide constellation art entry in app bar Previous versions: - Improved graphics and performance - Stars twinkle -Live tiles -Search in point to sky -3d map rendering in real time -Virtual sky is designed now with a rich set of new textures (Milky Way, constellation artwork, etc) -Ability to see the sky objects below the horizon -Point to sky using the compass sensor if available -red system tray in night mode SkyMap has a full set of features in order to help both casual stargazers and amateur astronomers to explore and locate the objects in the sky: -Realistic Milky Way image and horizon -Constellations with beautiful Johannes Hevelius’s artwork -A lot of settings (manual location, time, map customization, etc) -interactive zoom -night mode -gesture support -constellations, stars, deep space objects, planets, sun and moon information -autocomplete search function -fast loading and initialization -support for portrait and landscape orientations -map rotation mode -point to sky mode -flashlight, map orientation lock and other improvements -help page -improved sky map graphics: planet images, star colors, diffraction spikes, etc -sky object information (wikipedia integration) -new quick settings bar (star density selection, flip map) -alt/az grid -additional customizations (show/hide map layers: planets, stars, messier objects, etc) http://www.skymaponline.netMore
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Great app for being free. I. Using it to learn the constellations for the planetarium I work at. Point at sky is useful especiallyMore
It's very useful and informative. I found it very easy to use. At the beach, I was the center of attention and everyone was envious because they were not able to use it on their devices. I like it. Thanks.More
Great app its a little off but if you know what your looking for, your good...be good to your neighbor.More
Excellent app, does what it supposed to do and helps alot when using my telescope.More
I really enjoy SkyMap and realize that the milky way galaxy is HUGE. This App gives me the opportunity to View it.More
Very nice,fun to useMore
Cool! And fun...
I love star gazing, this is perfect for it!More
Good. When I zoom in though, the screen gets shakier and shakier. I like this app though.More
Very informative and unique. Great app.More
For the first 15 seconds, it was AWESOME!!!! Hasn't worked since but you should so totally get this app! The way it eats up data with advertising is mind-blowing!!!!!!!More
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Star distance information, ecliptic