Starlight - Explore the Stars by Gyrocade (Universal)
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Released: Nov 28, 2013
Version: 3.1.9
Size: 57 MB
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Starlight - Explore the Stars

Gyrocade
Point your iPhone or iPad like a magic lens into the night sky, and see in real time what stars, planets, and constellations hover above. Stargazing has never been so easy!

This app is a streamlined starmap that is gorgeous to look at. See constellations come to life against a vibrant backdrop of stars, each colored according to their actual stellar classification. Track the movement of planets. See the phases of the moon. Discover detailed information about stars. Amaze your friends and educate your kids with this impressive app.

FEATURES:

* New Augmented reality mode!

* Information at your fingertips. Learn about stars and planets. Discover trivia connecting stars to some of your favorite science fiction Learn the folklore behind constellations.

* Lightning-fast navigation.

* Over 100,000 stars from the Hipparcos database, painted accurately according to their spectral type.

* All 88 western constellations.

* Planets of the solar system. (We threw in Pluto because we're sentimental.)

* See a real-time map of the sky, day or night.

* Detailed information on hundreds of celestial objects from stars to planets to solar system objects.

* Powerful zoom feature allows you to pinpoint star clusters and examine planets.

* View the sky beneath the horizon. Know where the sun is, even at night!

* Supports both motion and touch navigation. Point your device at the sky and the app will track what you see.


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Starlight is an ever-expanding tour of the Cosmos with new content planned regularly.

What's new in version 3.1.9
Starlight is expanding!
Now with 110,000 new stars.
Unique day and night settings.
Enhanced zoom.
Our verdict: Good
  • + Starlight - Explore the Stars is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + It is currently 67% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
  • + Starlight - Explore the Stars is currently ranked #279 in paid Education apps for iPhone.
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