Milky Way: Sky Map by Inventica (Universal)
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Released: Jan 24, 2012
Version: 0.83
Size: 22 MB
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Milky Way: Sky Map

Inventica
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

Tired of overcomplicated astronomy apps? Want to simply enjoy the beauty of the night sky and have all the relevant data right at your fingertips? Look no further – you’ve reached The Milky Way.

Through top-notch art and natural graphics, we’ve created a virtual sky and seamlessly integrated the sky watching experience with Wikipedia, the best data source out there (or here!). With a single swipe of your finger, you’ll immediately have the scoop on any star, or Jupiter, Saturn and other planets.

Here’s what you’ll be getting with The Milky Way app:
• Spectacular night sky views – no other app comes close the realistic sky you’ll be seeing on your device.
• Advanced algorithms, based on digital gyroscopes, allow you to see a precise imaging of the part of the sky you’re aiming your iPhone at.
• Wonderfully illustrated constellations.
• Nearly 10 thousand stars, thousands of deep space objects, planets, Moon, Sun and many others… explore what’s out there!
• Object search engine gives you the ability to instantly find that intriguing object, and will guide your hand through the night sky.
• Augmented reality mechanics, based on your device’s integrated camera.

Your stargazing experience expanded through a spectacular soundtrack, composed by the renowned electronic music maestro, Przemek Rudź.

The Milky Way is optimized to work on the iPhone 4s, 4, 3Gs, iPad 1 and iPad 2.

What's new in version 0.83
New Retina 4-inch display support.
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Milky Way: Sky Map is an ok, 3.5-star app.
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