Satellite AR

Satellite AR


Ever wondered what satellites are flying above your head when you look up? This app will show them to you using augmented reality. Point your phone's camera to the sky, and small icons track the locations of various satellites. Those in sunlight are colored yellow to help you look for them on a clear night.

See "Developer's website" (linked from this page) for more information, including the full changelog. If you find bugs or have questions, please report by email, as there is no mechanism for us to respond to comments left as reviews. Thanks!

Recent changes:
2011-Dec-12
* Phobos-Grunt, Dish, DirecTV, and Astra added to main menu. This was a server-side change only.

2011-Sep-22
* Added a yellow arrow when satellites are off-screen
* Added a new setting to disable calibration warnings

2011-May-(23 to 25)
* Lots of bug fixes, see about page for details.
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Free
84
4.2
User ratings
6026
Installs
1,000,000+
Concerns
1
File size
93 kb
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About Satellite AR
Ever wondered what satellites are flying above your head when you look up? This app will show them to you using augmented reality. Point your phone's camera to the sky, and small icons track the locations of various satellites. Those in sunlight are colored yellow to help you look for them on a clear night.

See "Developer's website" (linked from this page) for more information, including the full changelog. If you find bugs or have questions, please report by email, as there is no mechanism for us to respond to comments left as reviews. Thanks!

Recent changes:
2011-Dec-12
* Phobos-Grunt, Dish, DirecTV, and Astra added to main menu. This was a server-side change only.

2011-Sep-22
* Added a yellow arrow when satellites are off-screen
* Added a new setting to disable calibration warnings

2011-May-(23 to 25)
* Lots of bug fixes, see about page for details.

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User reviews of Satellite AR
one of the very best, all flying satellite pulled down by database plus you can see the "UFO" or what you thought were ufo pointing or searching the object through your screen. Applicazione che permette di conoscere i satelliti sia in tempo reale che non, attraverso database e ricerca anche puntando lo smartphone contro il cielo, vederne la traiettoria (non tutti visibili ad occhio nudo).
Sep 13, 2012
Greate app. HTC Desire
Aug 22, 2012
great app when it works, but for the last 2 days keep getting "connection to the server was unsuccessful" offline demo mode? Ooops spoke too soon...its back up and running, keep up the great work!
Oct 11, 2011
i think their server was overloaded or crashed when the UARS satellite was reentering the atmosphere, i couldn't connect to their server, i guess, rendering the program useless. oh well.
Sep 24, 2011
This app is fantastic, and so is Google Sky Map. However... if you have a Droid X, you'll find that Ginger Bread has screwed the accelerometers axes to where the sky image won't follow your movements with the phone. Until Android decides to fix this, not even their own app (Sky Map) will work properly.
Aug 10, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
5 days ago
Awesome I like this app its very helpfull and i spotted my first saturlite in the sky :)
A Google User
Jul 22, 2014
tony f works fine. amazed how many satellites are up there
A Google User
Jul 20, 2014
Excellent
A Google User
Jul 18, 2014
I only have a quick question how will I know DirecTV installers will be able to get a lock on their TV satellite for me to be able to get a signal. If I point my phone to the sky can see where it shows the DirecTV satellites does this mean that I can get a signal?
A Google User
Jul 17, 2014
Just... Wow...