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SkEye | Astronomy


SkEye is an advanced Planetarium that can also be used as a PUSHTO guide for telescopes.

Ever wondered what objects are up in the sky? Now you can get familiar with Astronomy by identifying stars, planets, and constellations. Also look up deep sky objects from the Messier and NGC catalogs.

If you have a telescope, just strap the phone onto the OTA and you get a PUSHTO guide!

‣ Keywords:
 Astronomy, Sky Map, Digital Setting Circles, Star chart, Space

‣ Features
 • Time machine : Jump to any date in past or future
 • Real time Alt-Azimuth and Equatorial coordinates
 • Messier objects
 • mini-NGC catalog (subset of ~180 bright objects)
 • Solar system objects including all 8 planets and the 4 Galilean moons
 • Night Mode
 • Search, with a guiding arrow
 • Alt-Azimuth, Equatorial grid

‣ Queries?
Send an email to [email protected]

‣ Tips:
 • For better accuracy, calibrate the magnetic sensors by waving the phone in a figure-8 motion of your hands.
 • For advanced use read: http://lavadip.com/skeye/documentation.html

‣ Upcoming features:
 • More deep sky objects, Satellites and Asteroids
 • Support for DSC with encoders

Recent changes:
6.6.2 (16 Aug 2014) Minor update
Easier to enter search text in landscape mode.

6.6.1 (19 Dec 2013)
A new feature (Quick settings) that allows complete customization of the interface. Watch the video for an overview.

6.5.7 (23 Nov 2013)
Individual alignments can be removed.
Smoother scrolling during Insta-align.
Clearer marks for DSOs.
New translation: Chinese (region china).
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About SkEye | Astronomy
SkEye is an advanced Planetarium that can also be used as a PUSHTO guide for telescopes.

Ever wondered what objects are up in the sky? Now you can get familiar with Astronomy by identifying stars, planets, and constellations. Also look up deep sky objects from the Messier and NGC catalogs.

If you have a telescope, just strap the phone onto the OTA and you get a PUSHTO guide!

‣ Keywords:
 Astronomy, Sky Map, Digital Setting Circles, Star chart, Space

‣ Features
 • Time machine : Jump to any date in past or future
 • Real time Alt-Azimuth and Equatorial coordinates
 • Messier objects
 • mini-NGC catalog (subset of ~180 bright objects)
 • Solar system objects including all 8 planets and the 4 Galilean moons
 • Night Mode
 • Search, with a guiding arrow
 • Alt-Azimuth, Equatorial grid

‣ Queries?
Send an email to [email protected]

‣ Tips:
 • For better accuracy, calibrate the magnetic sensors by waving the phone in a figure-8 motion of your hands.
 • For advanced use read: http://lavadip.com/skeye/documentation.html

‣ Upcoming features:
 • More deep sky objects, Satellites and Asteroids
 • Support for DSC with encoders

Recent changes:
6.6.2 (16 Aug 2014) Minor update
Easier to enter search text in landscape mode.

6.6.1 (19 Dec 2013)
A new feature (Quick settings) that allows complete customization of the interface. Watch the video for an overview.

6.5.7 (23 Nov 2013)
Individual alignments can be removed.
Smoother scrolling during Insta-align.
Clearer marks for DSOs.
New translation: Chinese (region china).

User reviews of SkEye | Astronomy
it is the only android astronomy app with promise based on authors stated future plans. This looks like this will be the first astro app with more deepsky objects then then the messier (use SAC database not NGC). Hope this will evolve to what android astroware should be and is very capable of having.
Jan 15, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
4 days ago
Is this app a joke? Never saw the big dipper in the eastern sky before! Doesn't work with my phone. Only place it seems to come close is in the car sometimes.
A Google User
6 days ago
Skyeye Super
A Google User
Oct 13, 2014
Great fun! My excuse for knowing little astronomy is that in a city, it stops at the moon. That makes this app invaluable. Also it requires no permissions, and the dev corrected me in my earlier comment: it doesn't even need internet access. Take that, NSA. Also access might be a problem when in the field.
A Google User
Oct 12, 2014
Samsung S5 Very smooth graphics. Top app for free.
A Google User
Oct 12, 2014
Astro Pretty good!