Star & Planet Finder by Nir Alperovitch (iPhone)
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Released: Mar 16, 2010
Version: 6.6
Size: 16 MB
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Ranking - Education (iPhone)

Star & Planet Finder

Nir Alperovitch
Star & Planet Finder guides you to see stars, planets, constellations and satellites in the sky.

Simply choose a planet from the list, and move your device according to the pointer display, the pointer represents the planet.

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REVIEWS:

"Sanderson - I have dabbled with astronomy for 30 years, star maps, celestial co-ordinates, Patrick moores year book but this app renders them all obsolete. It makes locating stars and planets Childs play!"


"I am amazed! - I love this app! It does exactly as promised. Got a telescope for Christmas and hated not know what I was looking at or where to find what I wanted to look at. This app made stargazing a million times better for me and my kids!"


"I was thrilled when the cross hairs appeared on screen and Guided me to the planet that I had selected from the list. And that was only the free app!I highly recommend this app for anyone who is curious about the stars above. Well worth the purchase I say."


"Tech at it's best! - Awesome program. Any astronomer knows the computational power needed for these algorithms. And the iPhone sensors are up to the task. Unique. Buy it."

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FEATURES:

- Augmented Reality display - guides you to the chosen star
- Compass, GPS, accelerometer, camera and clock aware

- All 7 planets including Sun and Moon
- All 88 constellations for $0.99 !
- The 300 brightest stars for $0.99 !
- The 150 Brightest Satellites for $0.99 !

- Full Augmented Reality display
- Automatic time sync
- Moon phase display

- Planets information: description, mass, diameter, range
- Constellations Maps
- Satellite tracking map
- Great for astronomy fans

What's new in version 6.6
iOS 12 Bug fix
Screenshot #1
Our verdict: Good
  • + Star & Planet Finder is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + The app is free.
  • + Star & Planet Finder is currently ranked #283 in free Education apps for iPhone.
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