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
Thursday 5:20 PM
I'm not quite ready I think is OK but I need more time to test it
A Google User
Thursday 2:05 PM
Looooooove it!!!!
A Google User
Thursday 2:00 PM
sanehil Damn!!!!!Good!!!!!!!!!!
A Google User
Thursday 6:52 AM
Just the best. And nothing else. Best app there is. AR functionality is smooth and accurate (tested by visually sighting at moon, and by finding the anti-solar point, and spinning myself in place 180 degrees and confirming against actual sun. It's absolutely as close as any one could want for a truly free, advertising-less, hobbyist app), with cool features like name/extra info displayed under whatever you're pointed at (pointed at full moon, it told me it was at 99.8% illumination. I knew it seemed super bright tonight!) Thanks!
A Google User
Thursday 3:55 AM
Awesome! Love this app. I tried Google sky map and it's not even close. I don't normally leave reviews but this app is so well done I felt compelled to. Thanks!
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