Night Sky 4 provides support for Apple Watch and Time Travel with the crown. Learn about the stars, planets, and constellations you see. The app also includes animated 3-D models, gesture controls, and notifications for International Space Station events.
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Explore the sky. The app quickly identify Stars, Planets, Constellations and Satellites above by simply holding your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch to the Night Sky! This is all done magically. Whether you are looking for a constellation or the International Space Station, let Night Sky 4 direct you to it.
Land on the Moon. Land on the surface of the Moon and experience Moon Tours of the Apollo 11 and Apollo 15 landing sites.
What is it about?
Night Sky 4 is an easy-to-use and informative app for those who love to learn about astronomy. From stars and constellations to the International Space Station, the app provides the details you want in a sleek interface. With convenient notifications, you will never miss another celestial event and with Apple Watch support, just raise your wrist to the sky.
For those who...
- Enjoy learning about astronomy
- Are fascinated with the cosmos
Not for those who...
- Are not interested in astronomy
- Prefer their current astronomy app
Why we love it
Night Sky 4 is a wonderful app for those who enjoy astronomy and stargazing or are simply curious about what they see in the night sky.
Night Sky is FREE but there are more add-ons
Night Sky Premium Monthly
Night Sky Premium Annual
App Store Description
Night Sky is a powerful augmented reality personal planetarium. Designed for iOS 11.
Quickly identify stars, planets, constellations and satellites above by simply holding your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch to the Night Sky! This is all done magically. Whether you’re looking for a constellation or the International Space Station, let Night Sky direct you to it.
- AR Grand Orrery (Premium Feature) : With iOS 11 bring the Solar System into your home or classroom with the new Grand Orrery feature! Use augmented reality to walk around the entire solar system, manipulating time and space with your fingertips! Walk up to the planets and see them in great detail, view their moons and surrounding satellites. Even see current space missions in our Solar System! Not only can you explore from space, with our new Grand Orrery you’re able to actually land on the planets and view the sky from Mars or even Jupiters moons for instance! The Night Sky Grand Orrery opens up the sky from any vantage point in our entire Solar System! A super powerful and super magical experience, only possible with Night Sky and iOS 11!
- Live Night Sky Tours: New for Night Sky 5, tap Sky Tours for a tour of the sky above you. Night Sky will guide you to each constellation currently visible and inform you of the stars. Customize your tour by selecting its duration.
- Worldwide Night Sky Tours (Premium Feature): Create your own tours for any location and time in the world! Just drop a pin on the world map, and Night Sky will generate a Sky Tour for that location and save it into My Tours for quick and easy access. Be sure to create a tour for your favorite camp site, and next summer vacation! Your tours are then synced via iCloud to view with Night Sky on tvOS and vice versa!
- My Sky Notifications - New for Night Sky 5, completely customize your notifications in Night Sky. Favorite any object from satellites to constellations, and be informed when that object is rising for your current location. We’ve now also included Iridium Flare notifications for your current location. Manage all notifications with a new simple list. Rich notifications appear on your iOS device with beautiful animations. You’ll always be aware when your favorite celestial objects are about to rise!
- Power Sky View with Glass Constellations: 115000 celestial objects, deep sky objects, beautiful Glass Constellations, Light Spectrum vision with mesmerising visuals, two finger gesture to increase or decrease Light Pollution, & seamless multilayered animated 3D models.
- Magic comes to Apple Watch: We have brought Sky Tracking to Apple Watch in Night Sky on watchOS 4. Simply raise your wrist to the sky to quickly identify stars, planets and constellations!
- Land on the Moon (Premium Feature): Moon Tours - One giant leap for innovation. We’ve accurately recreated the Apollo 11 and Apollo 15 lunar landing sites in a 3D environment as they would appear if you we’re there today!
- Night Sky Tonight: Get a totally customized experience, Night Sky Tonight gives you an animated view of the sky above you from Sunset to Sunrise. You can scrub through the night to see all celestial events happening local to you.
- Latest News (Premium Feature): Get regular updates about the Night Sky above from our very own astrophysicist and Night Sky Editor.
Optional Night Sky Premium is available for $1.99/month or $9.99/year. You can subscribe and pay through your iTunes account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You can manage your subscriptions by entering the user settings in iTunes after the purchase. Auto-renew may also be turned off from here.
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