• Pin favorite locations, and view those shared by others.
  • Share spots by email or other apps via the share charm.
  • Overlays light pollution data with a configurable transparency.
  • Watch the live tile for current moon phase information!

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Pin and share favorite locations. Discover astronomy groups, local spots, stores, and more! A new live tile keeps you up to date with the current moon phase! Latest release fixes some minor bugs. New settings added to the preferences (accessible via the Settings charm) that allow you to override the time zone and location settings for the live tile.

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4 stars out of 5
· 7/30/2015

This is a useful app for when you go outside of the concrete cities and are passionate about just watching the sky.

5 stars out of 5
· 7/21/2013
Great app for finding dark skies!

As an astrophotographer, this app is exactly what I need to find dark skies. The aerial view (as opposed to road map view) makes it easier to visualize photographic compositions involving topographical features. Fast and convenient, the only way it could be better would be to work offline. That's a Bing Maps deal, I imagine so no deduction from the rating.

5 stars out of 5
· 5/15/2013
Awesome app. Love it on my RT.

Works and looks great. Smooth and easy to navigate and configure. Thanks!

3 stars out of 5
· 5/9/2015
Not sure this is correct...

My sister lives in the boonies, near a MI state park recently designated an 'International Dark Sky' park- and it shows they have high light pollution. Hmm... same for my grandma's address in IN, where it gets the darkest I've ever seen. Have to say I disagree with this app!

5 stars out of 5
· 5/30/2013
Very cool

Now I know where to go nearby for the best stargazing

5 stars out of 5
· 3/11/2013
Very nice, keeping this one

Would be nice to print, and maybe show clear skies seeing predictions like avail on cleardarksky.com/csk/

3 stars out of 5
· 8/11/2013
Cool way to see light pollution in your area.

Cool way to see light pollution in your area.

5 stars out of 5
· 12/8/2012
Fantastic App

Great for astronomers. Please make this a Bing App for the browser.

5 stars out of 5
· 11/16/2012
Nicely done!

But depressing....so little good dark sky areas left.....

3 stars out of 5
· 3/10/2013


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