The sky mapped on your phone
If you’re an astronomy enthusiast, you’re going to love having an application like Star Chart on your smartphone. Thanks to the latter, you can get to know the exact position of thousands of stars from your phone by just pointing it at the sky.
A highly detailed sky map.
This app calculates in real time the current position of every single star and planet that can be viewed from Earth. It shows their exact location even during the day time. It doesn’t matter towards where you aim your phone: if you point it at the ground you’ll know what can be seen on the other side of the planet.
- See the stars by just aiming your phone.
- View the sky from your mobile device by just moving a finger.
- Over 5,000 stars visible from both hemispheres, the Sun, the Moon, all the planets in the Solar System and 88 constellations.
- Obtain data about heavenly bodies such as their distance or luminosity by just tapping your screen.
- Search for stellar objects by filtering by category.
- Establish your own position manually and find out what it’s like to look at the sky from anywhere around the world.
Requirements and additional information:
- Minimum operating system requirements: Android 2.3.
- Offers in-app purchases.
With a degree in History, and later, in Documentation, I have over a decade of experience testing and writing about apps: reviews, guides, articles, news, tricks, and more. They have been countless, especially on Android, an operating system...