Displays the sky view at the correct orientation when held at any angle not just landscape or portrait. Simple operation, no buttons to press or modes to select, just point to the sky to start exploring. Unique rotation scheme enables touchless navigation even for the iPod touch and earlier iPhones without a compass.


Features:

- Point and identify accelerometer with compass navigation

- High performance animation

  1. -Built in database of all stars visible to the naked eye

  2. -Adjustable star brightness to viewing conditions

- Over 200 images of planets and deep sky objects

- Full catalog of Messier and Caldwell deep sky objects with images

- Actual image taken of the Milky Way

- Planet, star, constellation, comet and DSO ephemeris data

- Time lapse animation by time, day, and sidereal day

- Full sky 180 degree display

- Below horizon display

- Planet, constellation, DSO and star finder

- Constellation links to Ian Ridpath's StarTales.

- Solar system, star and DSO wikipedia links

- Star and planet brightness and distance heads up display

- Constellation mythical images, boundaries and patterns

- Easy setup using location or built in city list

- Red light mode for night viewing

- Location favorites

GoSkyWatch Planetarium

GoSkyWatch utilizes many of the unique capabilities of the iPhone/iPod touch to bring you an easy to use interactive way to explore the sky. The accelerometer is used to determine objects in the sky by holding the device in the direction of interest. The core location services are used to quickly setup your observing position. Touch gestures enable you to pan around the sky and pinch gestures to zoom in and out. Finally the powerful graphics capabilities makes for a truly interactive experience never before seen on a mobile device.


Click here to learn about what makes GoSkyWatch different.


All future updates are free with the original purchase



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