SkEye | Astronomy

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!

‣ 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:
6.7.0 (19 March 2015)
M102 size and brightness are now valid and based on NGC 5866.
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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!

‣ 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:
6.7.0 (19 March 2015)
M102 size and brightness are now valid and based on NGC 5866.

Android Market Comments
A Google User
6 days ago
Never alligned Plants and stars were not in the right place and when I manually aligned them it kept canceling it out. Also if I did get them aligned, then the compass would be off. If I'm facing east and the sun is rising in the sw it is wrong.
A Google User
Aug 27, 2015
Great works well Sometimes crashes but usually works much better then others
A Google User
Aug 27, 2015
Lousy Too complex.sucks
A Google User
Aug 25, 2015
Excellent app! Simple and intuitive to use.
A Google User
Aug 24, 2015
This app is really cool! I used it to identify two very bright, twinkling objects in the sky which I thought were planets, but actually they were the stars, Sirius and Canis Minor. This app works using your gps, accelerometers/gyroscope and mangnetometer to tell you the names of all the cool stuff up there :)