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Enjoy the Beauty of the Sky with Awesome Apps for Astronomy

Enjoy the Beauty of the Sky with Awesome Apps for Astronomy

For stargazers, sun seekers and those who marvel at the moon, an astronomy app can give you a magnificent window into the wonders of the universe.

It’s All in the Stars

Satisfy your cosmic curiosity. With details on constellations, comets, planets, and more, these exploration apps are shining stars.

Sky Guide: View Stars Night or Day

Hold your device to sky and get details on the cosmic objects above you.

Sky Guide: View Stars Night or Day

Find stars in your sky

For those who enjoy learning about constellations, stars, and planets.

With Sky Guide: View Stars Night or Day, identifying those bright stars in the sky is simple. The app provides details on stars, planets, constellations, and other celestial bodies. Check the Home screen widget for sunrise and sunset times, use the red night mode for easier viewing in the dark, and never miss another out-of-this-world event with handy notifications.

Why we love it

When you stare at the stars, take Sky Guide: View Stars Night or Day with you. Learn about the amazing cosmic objects and more with this helpful tool.

Star Walk 2 Night Sky Map: Watch Stars and Planets

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

Star Walk 2 Night Sky Map: Watch Stars and Planets

Discover new depths

For those interested in cosmic entities and astronomy.

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.

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.

Night Sky

Raise your wrist or your phone and identify what’s in the sky.

Night Sky

Explore the sky

For those who like astronomy and enjoy details about celestial bodies.

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.

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.

StarMap 3D+: Night Sky, Astronomy, Star View Guide

Get cosmic details and real-time positioning of the ISS.

StarMap 3D+: Night Sky, Astronomy, Star View Guide

StarMap 3D+: Night Sky, Astronomy, Star View Guide

For those who like astronomy and learning about stars, constellations, and planets.

StarMap 3D+ not only provides information on stars, planets, and constellations, but includes real-time positioning of the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope. The app is educational for those new to astronomy and helpful to those advanced on the topic. Lift your device to identify a sky object and the compass will align the map automatically.

Why we love it

StarMap 3D+: Night Sky, Astronomy, Star View Guide is the perfect star atlas for anyone interested in astronomy.

SkyView® Free - Explore the Universe

Point and identify, set reminders for cosmic events, and enjoy learning about astronomy.

SkyView® Free - Explore the Universe

Move to explore

For those who enjoy stargazing and identifying stars, constellations, and more.

SkyView is a bit different from other apps lbecause it uses the iPhone's camera as its viewfinder. In other words, you can hold your phone up and see stars, planets, and constellations through your camera. You can also see how the sky will look on a day in the future or past. In addition to that, SkyView gives you information about objects in the sky when clicked, which gives a variety of facts about the selected space object. Due to its unique feature set, this app is a nice, different choice for those who are looking for an app to tour the sky. It will not leave you disappointed, especially with its price tag of free.

Why we love it

SkyView Free - Explore the Universe is an informative and helpful app for all levels of astronomers. Identify what you see by pointing your device and capture gorgeous shots to share with friends.

A Sunny Outlook

If you need to know the solar position, golden hour, or when to expect the break of dawn, these sunny apps will point you in the right direction.

Find The Best Times To Stargaze

Once you find out what to look for in the sky, check out the best times and locations to stargaze.

Sky Live ™ - Clear Dark Nights & Heavens Above

Find out how well you’ll be able to see the stars tonight with Sky Live.

Sky Live ™ - Clear Dark Nights & Heavens Above

Sky Live ™ - Clear Dark Nights & Heavens Above

For those who like to plan their stargazing nights ahead of time.

With Sky Live, planning your stargazing nights is a breeze. Find out what you will be able to see and how clear it will be. You can check the index for an entire week including weather forecast, light pollution, visible objects, and the moon light. The app also includes reports on the International Space Station position, sun, moon, and planets.

Why we love it

You do not have to wonder which nights will be the clearest for stargazing. Sky Live lets you know so that you can plan your viewing and find out what you will see.

Prepare for the Full Moon

For those interested in moon phases, illumination percentage, and lunar events, these stellar apps won’t leave you in the dark.

Explore The Solar System

Go on a space exploration with gorgeous visuals and great details.

Solar Walk - Explore Space and Planets System 3D

Go on a beautiful space exploration and learn about the solar system.

Solar Walk - Explore Space and Planets System 3D

Solar Walk - Explore Space and Planets System 3D

For those who enjoy interactive apps for learning about the solar system.

With Solar Walk, you can explore the planets, moons, comets, missions, and satellites. For a complete, interactive, 3-D model, this app not only looks gorgeous, but provides great details on what you see in the sky. Learn about a planet’s size, mass, velocity, layers, and more with this easy-to-use and enjoyable tool.

Why we love it

If you enjoy learning about the solar system including planets, moons, comets, and more, Solar Walk is the app you want.