Sky Guide

Sky Guide

By Fifth Star Labs LLC

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2013-05-06
  • Current Version: 7.0.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 229.85 MB
  • Developer: Fifth Star Labs LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    5/5 ( 131,402 App Reviews)
  • Price:
    $2.99
Sky Guide App Ratings: 5
5
Based on 131,402 App Reviews
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Sky Guide App Details

Sky Guide makes stargazing simple. Just hold it overhead to automatically find stars, constellations, planets, satellites and more. With so many fun and powerful features, there is something for all ages and experience levels! Is it a star or the planet Mars? Knowing what's up in your night sky is now effortless with Sky Guide. Hold your iPhone or iPad up and Sky Guide automatically aligns itself to the stars above you—no setup required. Have you ever wished you could recognize the constellations but didn't want to study those paper star charts? Sky Guide's augmented reality (AR) mode makes learning your way around the sky clear and effortless. Whether you're in search of the constellation Virgo, the Andromeda Galaxy or the next big meteor shower, Sky Guide is jam-packed with information and rich graphics that will satisfy the most curious minds. Voyage to the past and future with cinematic time controls. Know where the Moon will be later in the evening so you can capture that perfect photo. See what the sky looked like the moment you were born or be an eyewitness to history's greatest comets. It's a star! It's a plane! No, it's a satellite! Sky Guide features hundreds of bright satellites for you to identify and track. You can also receive notifications whenever the International Space Station flies over your location. Use Sky Guide anywhere—on your evening dog walk, camping trips or in the classroom. The app works with or without Wi-Fi, cellular service or GPS, so everything is at your fingertips no matter where you go. Additional Features: - Huge stellar catalog: 2.5 million stars! - Filter: X-ray the sky and explore invisible wonders. - Red night mode: Preserve your dark-adapted eyesight. - Notification Center Widget: At-a-glance essentials including rise and set times for the Sun, Moon and planets. - Apple Watch: Sky Guide can send you a notification when an event is about to happen in the skies above your location, like when the International Space Station is due to fly over. You can also keep tabs on the latest solar activity or add our super-accurate Moon Complication to your Apple Watch face. Optional Features: - Sky Guide SUPERMASSIVE. This extensive add-on gives you access to incredible high definition zooming, 680× larger star and deep sky catalogs, and exclusive cinematic tours. SUPERMASSIVE includes a free two-week trial followed by an auto-renewing annual subscription. (See In-App Purchases section for the price available in your country. Payment will be charged to your iTunes account, and your account will be charged for renewal 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. Auto-renewal may be turned off at any time by going to your account settings after purchase.) Terms of use: https://fifthstarlabs.com/terms-of-use Join the millions who have discovered a more personal connection to the stars with Sky Guide. It might forever change the way you look up.

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App Reviews

  • Want to see a shooting star?

    5
    By Steve196
    My 3 year old son and I hear an alert on my phone: 6 minutes to an Iridium Flare. He calls them shooting stars. We drop everything and run outside, rushing to the darkest spot in the neighborhood we can find. It’s not that dark, but it doesn’t have to be. We point my phone to the sky and see the path the Iridium satellite will take and watch. A bright shining light grows suddenly in the night sky right where the app points us and his smile and sense of wonder grows with it. It’s over in a few seconds but we talk about it for the rest of the night. Thank you all for this little feature in an already amazing app. Thank you for these moments, and for introducing my son to the world beyond our world. If I could give you 6 stars for this review I would.
  • The new update is a game changer

    5
    By pijinpuup
    Before the update, I used this app only for seeing what stars I need to find to align my telescope. Now, it has so many nice things. It tells you upcoming events, like eclipses, meteor showers or when the moon comes apparently close to a planet or star. It also shows weather and light pollution in great detail. Money well spent.
  • Incredible

    5
    By (: ME :)
    The best app on my iPhone. And now the best app that offers the best Siri shortcut. Incredible.
  • Sometimes I can just gaze for hours.

    5
    By MartyMcFly713
    Might I add this app is quite “Stellar”
  • Stunning app

    5
    By george cassello
    This has been one my favorites for years. It’s just wonderful. But this update. Wow. This is hands down the most incredible app I’ve ever used on my phone. The new sections. The calendar. Gorgeous. And amazing information. Bravo to the team that has designed, developed and maintained this app. Outstanding folks.
  • Great stargazing companion!

    5
    By jakebellacera
    I’ve had this app for years and it never fails to disappoint. My wife and I go on walks every evening and we always like to look up and see what is in the sky. I’ve also found it very useful with friends while sitting around the campfire. The gyroscopic features helps identify what is in the sky, and the search features tell me where to look. It’s really an excellent app that is simple to use and understand.
  • Hands down!!

    5
    By Sian17
    This is best app ever I have. Recently, this app updated and I love it. Also, they added light pollution. It’s really helpful to find really dark place to take pictures of stars even you are on travel. It’s easy. I don’t have to rely on people. Thank you!!
  • no way to turn music off

    1
    By gbhjiiged
    there is a switch in preferences but it is not working. loud music like that makes the app unusable.
  • The ABSOLUTE best

    5
    By Teku45
    As a pro photographer that specializes in astrophotography and deep space photography, I use sky guide as my go to for all needs. The new features in iOS 12 add so much functionality. I handily recommend this app and it is SO worth the purchase for the full version.
  • update is amazing

    5
    By Gözcü
    feels like a few different apps all combined into one. you can now see the weather, light pollution in your area and where to go for the best view of the sky and important events like meteor showers and eclipses. the ui is also very smooth and will go well with iOS 12. my favorite new app!!!

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