SkyMap is an amazing planetarium for your windows phone. It enables you to point your phone at the sky and see what stars, constellations, planets or deep space objects are out there in real time. SkyMap shows the sky in 3D, like you see it at night time exposing a collection of over 110000 stars. It’s very easy to use for any viewpoint, time and location on Earth: it determines your location automatically, supports pinch to zoom for more details and provides a highly customizable map. *Free trial available New in version 2.4: - constellation names in multiple languages - show/hide constellation art in application bar Previous Versions: - Improved graphics and performance - Stars twinkle -Live tiles -Search in point to sky -3d map rendering in real time -Virtual sky is designed now with a rich set of new textures (Milky Way, constellation artwork, etc) -Ability to see the sky objects below the horizon SkyMap has a full set of features in order to help both casual stargazers and amateur astronomers to explore and locate the objects in the sky: -Realistic Milky Way image and horizon -Constellations with beautiful Johannes Hevelius’s artwork -A lot of settings (manual location, time, map customization, etc) -interactive zoom -night mode -gesture support -constellations, stars, deep space objects, planets, sun and moon information -autocomplete search function -fast loading and initialization -support for portrait and landscape orientations -map rotation mode -point to sky mode -flashlight, map orientation lock and other improvements -help page -improved sky map graphics: planet images, star colors, diffraction spikes, etc -sky object information (wikipedia integration) -new quick settings bar (star density selection, flip map) -alt/az grid -additional customizations (show/hide map layers: planets, stars, messier objects, etc) http://www.skymaponline.net
What’s new in this version
Added star distance information and ecliptic.