Redshift Compact – Discover Astronomy by USM (Universal)
Released: Dec 4, 2014
Version: 1.1
Size: 264 MB
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Redshift Compact – Discover Astronomy

Discover the universe and explore the boundless depths of space! The app not only explains what you can see in the night sky from your location on Earth; it even takes you on some spectacular flights across the Solar System and our home galaxy.

Major features:

• Discover celestial objects: The app tells you which stars, constellations and planets are currently visible in the night sky from your location; furthermore, it shows you the way to any celestial body you want to study.
• 3D flights: Travel to any location within the Solar System; orbit the planets and their moons.
• Introduction to astronomy: Ten interactive Guided Tours explain the major facts of astronomy and various fascinating events in the sky.
• Comprehensive database: Browse more than 100,000 stars, 200 spectacular deep sky objects, 40 asteroids, 15 comets and 10 moons as well as all planets and dwarf planets.
• Images and 3D graphics: Watch detailed representations of the planets and their major moons, as well as breathtaking images of galaxies, spiral nebulae, star clusters and many other deep sky objects.

For even more astronomy features get the versions Redshift and Redshift Pro.
Overview of all Redshift versions:

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What's new in version 1.1
- 11 new 3D models of deep sky objects
- optimized for iOS 9
- various small tweaks and improvements
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Redshift Compact – Discover Astronomy is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + It is currently 33% off its regular price.
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