Celestial

Celestial


Celestial is a complete package for celestial navigation on your Android device. It can perform celestial sight reductions, calculate fixes, present them visually, manage sights on multiple trips and assist in sight planning. It also includes a complete Almanac of the Sun, Moon, planets and stars. All this for less than the price of the Nautical Almanac for a single year!

In detail:
- Supports quick sight reduction. Enter all sight values to quickly calculate an intercept or to double-check your own manual sight reduction.
- Includes a comprehensive trip manager that allows you to manage sights taken during a trip. Keep your sights with you forever!
- Multiple sights can be grouped and averaged together and a fix can be calculated. Lines of Position (LOP's) and fixes can be plotted on a virtual plotting sheet.
- Running fixes are supported!
- Includes a star finder and times of rise/set phenomena. Plan your sights and be on deck when it is time.
- Includes the complete Almanac of the Sun, Moon, planets, 57 navigational stars, Aries and Polaris for the years 1980-2099.
- Context-sensitive screen help for every screen so you always know what the intended function of the software is.

All sight reduction algorithms are based on the algorithms described in the Nautical Almanac (Sight Reduction Procedures). Celestial object positions are predicted using software from the US Naval Observatory.

Visit http://navimatics.com for additional navigation products.

Recent changes:
- Fixed a compatibility problem with Android OS 4.2
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$19.99
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4.1
User ratings
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Installs
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File size
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About Celestial
Celestial is a complete package for celestial navigation on your Android device. It can perform celestial sight reductions, calculate fixes, present them visually, manage sights on multiple trips and assist in sight planning. It also includes a complete Almanac of the Sun, Moon, planets and stars. All this for less than the price of the Nautical Almanac for a single year!

In detail:
- Supports quick sight reduction. Enter all sight values to quickly calculate an intercept or to double-check your own manual sight reduction.
- Includes a comprehensive trip manager that allows you to manage sights taken during a trip. Keep your sights with you forever!
- Multiple sights can be grouped and averaged together and a fix can be calculated. Lines of Position (LOP's) and fixes can be plotted on a virtual plotting sheet.
- Running fixes are supported!
- Includes a star finder and times of rise/set phenomena. Plan your sights and be on deck when it is time.
- Includes the complete Almanac of the Sun, Moon, planets, 57 navigational stars, Aries and Polaris for the years 1980-2099.
- Context-sensitive screen help for every screen so you always know what the intended function of the software is.

All sight reduction algorithms are based on the algorithms described in the Nautical Almanac (Sight Reduction Procedures). Celestial object positions are predicted using software from the US Naval Observatory.

Visit http://navimatics.com for additional navigation products.

Recent changes:
- Fixed a compatibility problem with Android OS 4.2

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A Google User
Jun 26, 2014
Star Chart Great app. Might not use often but great app
A Google User
Feb 15, 2014
Great App Really cool. Does everything you need for celestial except take the sights. Only thing I would like to see added is zoom for the plot.
A Google User
Feb 5, 2014
Celestial android app What a great piece of software. Having written a sight reduction program in Basic in the 70s I really appreciate the ease of use of this app. It takes away most of the tedium between taking a series of sights and getting a fix. I look forward to once again using my sextant on passage and not relying on GPS all the time. One useful addition would be a printable user guide.
A Google User
Mar 2, 2013
Great app for marine navigation "Five stars when it starts working again." This is now! Great app for navigation. Verified on ICS and JB. Thanks, Navimatics!
A Google User
Mar 2, 2013
Great app for marine navigation "Five stars when it starts working again." This is now! Great app for navigation. Verified on ICS and JB. Thanks, Navimatics!