Starlight - Mobile Planetarium by Gyrocade (Universal)
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Released: Jan 3, 2012
Version: 1.5.1
Size: 18 MB
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Starlight - Mobile Planetarium

Gyrocade
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

NEW - PLANETARY SOUNDS PACK. Listen to eerie sounds captured by the Voyager II and Cassini spacecraft. Hear recordings from Mars Curiosity's on board sensors!

EXPLORE THE STARS!
Point your iPhone like a magic lens into the night sky, and see in real time what stars, planets, and constellations hover above.

Starlight features the smoothest navigation available on the app store, at a blazing 60 frames per second. Not only is this planetarium app fast, it's beautiful to look at. See constellations come to life against a vibrant backdrop of stars, each colored according to their actual stellar classification. Amaze your friends and educate your kids with this impressive app.

FEATURES:

* 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.)

* Universal app - play on either your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad!

NOTE: This has been designed for the iPhone 3GS and later, iPod 3rd Gen, and the iPad. You must have the Location Service enabled for the application to work properly.*

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

FUTURE FREE UPDATES: New artwork and sound, more information, and some exciting additional features coming soon!

We want to hear from you! What would like to see in Starlight? Let us know by reviewing the game or visiting our website!
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What's new in version 1.5.1
- Fixed crash on devices without an internet connection when an in-app purchase is initiated.
- Sensors are given a little more time to self-calibrate before the view is displayed.
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Starlight - Mobile Planetarium is an ok, 3.5-star app.
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