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Star Walk 2: Stars and Planets

Learn about what you see in the sky with this handy tool for stargazers.

Star Walk 2 offers astronomical details on the stars, planets, constellations, comets, ISS, and much more

Star Walk 2: Stars and Planets

by Vito Technology Inc.
Discover new depths
Star Walk 2: Stars and Planets
Star Walk 2: Stars and Planets
$2.99 in the App Store

Star Walk 2 offers astronomical details on the stars, planets, constellations, comets, ISS, and much more. The app offers 3-D imagery, soft music, and a plethora of information that star gazers will enjoy. There is also iMessage support with a quiz to play with friends.

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Discover new depths. The app is the first astronomy guide to introduce plausible three-dimensional models of planetary nebulae. Star groupings of the 88 officially recognized constellations are also presented in volume. You can see them as separate entities, turn them around and take a look from the other side. Complemented by articles on connected myths and history, this is the most comprehensive collection of information on constellations

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Find out everything

Find out everything. Easily find any star, constellation, or satellite in the sky by tapping Search. Star Walk will indicate the direction to look in.

Now and later. The app gives you accurate daily data on current moon phase, time of sunset and sunrise, and elevation of planets. With just one slide you can see how the sky will look later tonight or throughout the year.

Now and later

What is it about?

Star Walk 2 provides a magnificent view of the sky and interactive, 3-D control. Learn about all of those amazing and wondrous celestial bodies and enjoy it all with soothing music. With iMessage support, you and a friend can play a quick quiz game to test your knowledge. If you are a star gazing fan, this app is for you.

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

Star Walk 2 is a gorgeous and informational app for those interested in astronomy or who just appreciate the wonders of the universe.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Education Reference
Last updated
January 29, 2024
Release date
August 21, 2014
More info

Star Walk 2 is $2.99 but there are more add-ons

  • $2.99

    Full Version of Astronomy App

  • $0.99

    Constellations 3D and Myths

  • $0.99

    Satellites Tracking in the Sky

  • $0.99

    Extended Solar System Objects

  • $0.99

    Deep Space Objects on Sky Map

  • $0.99

    Planets Exploration in Details

  • $0.99

    Educational Space Cartoons

App Store Description

Star Walk 2 is an exquisite stargazing app enabling you to explore the night sky through the screen of your device. Make an effortless journey through thousands of stars, comets, constellations, and other celestial bodies. All you have to do is point your device to the sky!

⁕ BEST OF 2014: The next generation of the best-selling Star Walk, winner of Apple Design Award, used by over 10 million people ⁕

The app taps your device’s sensors and the GPS to determine the exact position of stars, planets, constellations, comets, ISS, satellites, meteor showers, etc., in the night sky.

“She’s a beauty.”- The Next Web

“Star Walk 2 is a terrific introduction to astronomy for young and old. It’s also handy for serious stargazers for observing planning.” - TUAW

“Star Walk 2 is visually stunning.” - PCmag

“This is a very beautiful and unusual application that turns your phone into a real planetarium.” - Free apps for me

“For those who enjoy the original app, Star Walk 2 is worth the upgrade — the interface is gorgeous. Anyone with even a passing interest in astronomy should grab Star Walk 2.” - iLounge

“It is worth every penny.” - PadGadget

Star Walk 2 in travel & tourism industry:

‘Rapa Nui Stargazing’ based on Easter Island uses Star Walk 2 for sky observations during its astronomical tours.

‘Nakai Resorts Group’ in the Maldives uses Star Walk 2 during astronomy meetings for its guests.

Main features:

◆ Map of the sky in real time
◆ Stunning 3D models of constellations and other sky objects
◆ “Time machine”
◆ Deep sky objects
◆ Info about celestial bodies and sky events
◆ The sky at different wavelengths
◆ Augmented reality mode
◆ Night mode
◆ "What's new" section with the latest astronomical news
◆ "Visible Tonight" section

► Star Walk 2 shows the real-time map of the sky on your screen in whatever direction you are pointing the device. As you hold your phone up and point it towards the sky, the star map follows your motions using the built-in gyroscope to match the map on your screen to the stars seen from your location.

► What's up in the sky tonight? Open the "Visible Tonight" section of Star Walk 2 and quickly find out all upcoming astronomical events and celestial objects visible for your location.

► Be aware of the latest news from the world of space and astronomy. The app's "What's new" section will tell you about the most outstanding celestial events in time.

► Touching a clock-face icon at the upper-right corner of the screen allows you to select any date and time and watch the sky of different periods.

► Get a deeper understanding of the constellation`s scale and place in the night sky. Enjoy observing wonderful 3D models of constellations, turn them upside down, read their stories.

► Find and study deep sky objects such as meteor showers, planetary nebulae, star clusters, etc.

► The night-mode will make your stargazing at night time more comfortable.

Star Walk 2 is the sequel to the original Star Walk, which is one of the most popular apps for stargazing.

New in Star Walk 2:
-Incredible 3D models of celestial bodies
-All-new stunning design
-New interface in vibrant colours for retina displays
-Atmospheric visual and sound effects, stirring soundtrack
-Exclusive handcrafted artwork for constellations

The app contains In-App Purchases.

If you enjoy exploring the stars, then our app is a must-have for your arsenal.

Start your best stargazing experience right now!

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