THIS APP WILL BE DISCONTINUED SHORTLY.
If you own a tablet, please consider the applications "Solunaero" or "AsteriaCoeli" or "Sky Atlas for Tablets", all of which include a planisphere. For small phones see "Solunar"
Planisphere computes and plots the local sky in real-time or for a fixed date.
The sky view is updated every 4 minutes which is roughly equivalent to a sky motion of 1 degree.
- Stars plotted in spectral colors
- Stars up to magnitude 5
- Constellation lines
- Positions of sun and moon
- Positions of the planets
- Solar system ephemerides
- Night and daytime view modes
- Sidereal time display
- Sun rise and set times
- Twilight times, daylight durtion
- Moon rise and set times
- Moon phase image
- Time inc/dec in 30 min intervals
- Save planisphere image to microSD
- Day/night terminator map, plus 3D Earth globe
- Relative positions of Sun-Earth-Moon trio
- GPS-enabled or manual input
- No internet connection required
- Runs in full-screen portrait mode
- Clean, intuitive interface, thus simple operation
- Help in Menu/Settings
BEFORE YOU PURCHASE:
Galaxy Precident SCH-M828C and similarly small phones not supported.
1. This application is designed for phones and is tested only with a 10inch tablet.
2. Please be so kind as to send a report preferably with screen snap should you encounter any layout issues.
3. This application requires Android 2.2 or higher and a display which is to the Android standard.
4. This application operates in portrait mode only.
5. Please contact the author, if you have any pre-sales questions.
Ver 1.14: Improvements for the planisphere wheel.
Ver 1.13: Minor layout adjustment
Ver 1.12: New Moon calendar (with major moon phases), minor fixes, new icon
Ver 1.11: possible layout issues with scale=1.5 devices addressed
Ver 1.10: eliminates Internet permission, guide in PDF bundled, degree scale reworked