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Space Telescope

by Taphive GmbH
Learn and explore
Learn and explore
Video viewer
Video viewer
An out-of-this-world screensaver
An out-of-this-world screensaver

Take a look at astounding images and videos of space set to music.

$2.99 in the App Store

Learn more about the universe from your living room couch. Space Telescope offers viewers a number of beautiful high-definition images and videos from a number of great sources like NASA and the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Learn and explore. In the main part of the app, you can learn about what is in our solar system and beyond including nebulae, stars, and galaxies.

Learn and explore
Video viewer

Video viewer. The app also features videos about a number of different space-related topics.

An out-of-this-world screensaver. You can also use the app as a screensaver for your television. It will show the current date and time while rotating through a huge number of beautiful outer space images.

An out-of-this-world screensaver

What is it about?

When looking at images, you can use the Siri Remote to learn more. Click on the image to see how far the object is from Earth and other information. You can also pause and pan around with the remote. You can even customize the app into a great screensaver for the Apple TV. It will show the current time while cycling through a number of great images.

For those who...

  • You want to be entertained and educated at the same time.
  • Enjoy viewing stunning images and videos of space.
  • Looking for a great screensaver for the Apple TV.

Not for those who...

  • You don't enjoy space.
  • You aren't a big fan of using the Siri Remote to interact with apps.

Why we love it

If you're looking for a full-featured space app, this should definitely be high on your list. The Apple TV is a perfect way to showcase the images and videos. Throw in the great music, and it's a true symphony.

App Details

Last updated
March 17, 2016
Release date
December 16, 2015
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App Store Description

Explore the universe with stunning images and videos from the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA, European Space Agency and ESO. In ultra-high resolution, images are accompanied by music that makes for an incredibly immersive experience on Apple TV.

Watch videos on the latest discoveries, video shows produced by ESA and NASA, and even live streams from the International Space Station. Space Telescope is the only Apple TV app with videos 100% focused on Astronomy. New videos are constantly added!

When browsing images, use your Apple TV remote to click on any image to learn more; how far is the object in the image from earth, and much more. Pause the image and pan around using the Siri Remote to explore other areas of the image.

Space Telescope can also be customized to be used in a screensaver mode where it displays the current time while automatically cycling through beautiful space images. The perfect standby-mode that your TV deserves! Check out the Settings tab for various options.

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