The Sky Map Tells You What You Are Looking at As You Gaze at the Stars.
iOS, Android: staring at the stars is fun, even if you have no idea what you’re looking at. However, Star Chart is a free app that makes the process more informative. It tells you exactly what you are seeing based on your location.
It’s an incredible tool – all you have to do is point your phone to the sky and explore. The sky map tells you which stars, constellations, planets, and other celestial objects are right in front of you. Click on any item and the app will give you a complete and detailed description as well. Here’s how they put it:
Using state-of-the-art GPS technology, accurate 3D modeling of the visible universe and a host of technical skills, Star Chart calculates in real time the current location of every star, planet and moon visible from Earth and shows you exactly where they are; even in broad daylight! …
Want to know what this bright star is called? Point your device at it * – you might just know it’s a planet!
Wondering what the night sky looks like to people on the other side of the earth? Just point your device down!
Want to know where your zodiac sign is in the sky? Star Chart tells you all this and more.
You don’t need to register to use the app, but you obviously need to allow it to access your location in order for it to work. It’s free, and you can pay to access additional features like comet and satellite tracking. All in all, this is a really interesting app that will enhance your stargazing experience. See for yourself using the links below.
Star card | Apple Store
Star card | Google games