Comet Watch-Powered by Distant Suns by First Light (Universal)
Released: Oct 8, 2013
Version: 1.0.2
Size: 105 MB
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Ranking - Education (iPhone)

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Comet Watch-Powered by Distant Suns

First Light
Get ready for Comet ISON at November’s end, some are predicting it will be the one to beat. Comet Watch will show you where the comet is each day, when it should become visible in your skies and let you track it from now through the early part of next year.

Powered by Distant Suns, Comet Watch will fill your sky with thousands of glistening stars, planets and constellations.

◦ Compass aware (iPhone/iPad only). Simply aim and gaze.
◦ Use augmented reality viewing to overlay the sky with your local landscape
◦ Integrated with NASA's Night Sky Network space events in your area (US only at present)
◦ What's Up? Gives a quick one snapshot overview of the evening's sky
◦ Realistic ghostly band of the Milky Way
◦ Orbit above the Earth, see the current weather patterns
◦ GPS aware
◦ Up to date news feed provided by Astronomy Magazine

Twitter: @distantsuns, @lazyastronomer
AIM : lazyastronomer

What's new in version 1.0.2
● Improved the comet model
● Fixed an issue when using non-English alphabets
● Added a What's New section to the help files
● The names of Phobos and Deimos will no longer show up during wide field-of-views.
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Comet Watch-Powered by Distant Suns is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + The app is free.
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