Sky Walk - Interactive star map and virtual night sky

Platform: iPhone & iPad

Category: Education

Version: 1.2.1

Downloads: 168

Price: $19.99

7 Reviews


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App description:

Sky Walk is a fully-featured planetarium. It shows a realistic night sky map in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.
The sensor control will also enable you to identify what you see in the sky in just a few seconds, just by pointing at it!


FEATURES:

**SKY**

* the control of the direction of view using the device accelerometers
* a catalog of over 600,000 stars displayed as a real time zoomable sky map
* a catalog of many nebulae and galaxies, with pictures for some of them
* asterisms and illustrations of the constellations for several sky cultures
* realistic Milky Way
* realistic landscape and atmosphere with sunrise, sunset and light pollution simulation
* 3D rendering of the major solar system planets and their satellites
* night mode (red)
* default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
* extra catalogues with more than 210 million stars
* asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
* constellations for 15 different cultures
* images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
* realistic Milky Way
* very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
* the planets and their satellites

**INTERFACE**

* a powerful zoom
* time control
* multilingual interface
* fisheye projection for planetarium domes
* spheric mirror projection for your own low-cost dome
* all new graphical interface and extensive 
* keyboard control
* telescope control

**VISUALISATION**
* equatorial and azimuthal grids
* star twinkling
* shooting stars
* eclipse simulation
* supernovae simulation
* skinnable landscapes, now with spheric 
* panorama projection

**CUSTOMIZABILITY**

* adding artifical satellites, ocular simulation, telescope configuration and more
* ability to add new solar system objects
* add your own deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images...


TAG: app, iPhone & iPad,Education


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