Star Chart

Star Chart


Enjoy stargazing with Star Chart! For a limited period, all our in-app upgrades are discounted to 50% of their regular price.

*****

Star Chart sports more than 12 Million users and is the top Educational & Augmented Reality star gazing app - download and find out why!

You can now have a virtual planetarium in your pocket! Look through the eyes of your Android device* to see a virtual window into the whole visible universe.

All you have to do is point your Android deviceº at the sky and Star Chart will tell you exactly what you are looking at.

Using state of the art GPS technology, an accurate 3D universe, and all of the latest high tech functionality, Star Chart calculates – in real time - the current location of every star and planet visible from Earth and shows you precisely where they are; even in broad daylight!

Want to know what that bright star is called? Point your device at it – you might just find out it’s a planet!

Want to know what the night sky looks like to people on the other side of the earth? Well just point your device down!

Want to know where your star sign is in the sky? Star Chart will tell you all this and more.

Star Charts features include:
- Just point and view. No need to scroll around the screen to find out what you are looking at*.
- Alternatively, look around the sky using finger gestures – perfect for armchair astronomers!
- Voice Control: Explore the solar system with commands like: "Fly me to the Moon" / "Go to Saturn" / "Tour Mars" / "Look at Andromeda" / "Where is the Cigar Galaxy?"[English only]
- Supports dynamic device orientation viewing. Allows you to view the night sky whilst holding your Android device at any angle.
- Accurately depicts all the visible stars of the northern and southern hemispheres - a total of over 120,000 stars!
- Fly to and explore all the planets of the solar system, their moons and the sun all rendered in beautiful 3D with state of the art visual effects.
- Displays all 88 constellations, with constellation imagery based on the beautiful artwork by 17th century astronomer Johannes Hevelius.
- Includes entire Messier catalogue of exotic deep sky objects.
- Using the powerful Time Shift feature allows you to shift up to 10,000 years forward or backward in time.
- Tap on anything in the sky and get the facts on what you are looking at, including distance and brightness.
- Very powerful zoom function, lets you view the sky in extra detail, using intuitive finger gestures.
- Fully configurable. Star Chart displays only the sky objects that you are interested in.
- Allows you to view the sky underneath the horizon. So now you can see where the sun is, even at night!
- Manually set your location to find out what the sky looks like from anywhere in the world.
- Full search feature

So point your Android device at the sky and see what's out there!

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Star Chart is published by Escape Velocity Ltd and developed by Escapist Games Ltd. We update Star Chart regularly, so please send us your feedback and feature requests to [email protected]

And thanks for all your feedback so far!

Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/starchart
Follow Star Chart on Twitter: StarChartApp

º Augmented Reality (AR) mode only available if your device supports it, as this feature requires a built-in compass. Manual scrolling is supported on all other devices.

* Star Chart does not require internet access for normal usage. Internet access is only required initially to verify the license and subsequently when accessing the support page and external links.

Recent changes:
New in v.3.0.08:
* Fixed the strange camera distortion issues when in AR Mode, which affected some devices, like the HTC One.
* Fixes crash on some older OS versions when notifications were triggered.

New in v.3.0.06:
* Fixes crash on some Samsung devices due to non-standard Samsung implementation of virtual sensor routines.
* We have fixed the non-responsive AR Mode on some devices where Virtual Sensors have been incorrectly implemented / not implemented at all by the vendor.
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About Star Chart
Enjoy stargazing with Star Chart! For a limited period, all our in-app upgrades are discounted to 50% of their regular price.

*****

Star Chart sports more than 12 Million users and is the top Educational & Augmented Reality star gazing app - download and find out why!

You can now have a virtual planetarium in your pocket! Look through the eyes of your Android device* to see a virtual window into the whole visible universe.

All you have to do is point your Android deviceº at the sky and Star Chart will tell you exactly what you are looking at.

Using state of the art GPS technology, an accurate 3D universe, and all of the latest high tech functionality, Star Chart calculates – in real time - the current location of every star and planet visible from Earth and shows you precisely where they are; even in broad daylight!

Want to know what that bright star is called? Point your device at it – you might just find out it’s a planet!

Want to know what the night sky looks like to people on the other side of the earth? Well just point your device down!

Want to know where your star sign is in the sky? Star Chart will tell you all this and more.

Star Charts features include:
- Just point and view. No need to scroll around the screen to find out what you are looking at*.
- Alternatively, look around the sky using finger gestures – perfect for armchair astronomers!
- Voice Control: Explore the solar system with commands like: "Fly me to the Moon" / "Go to Saturn" / "Tour Mars" / "Look at Andromeda" / "Where is the Cigar Galaxy?"[English only]
- Supports dynamic device orientation viewing. Allows you to view the night sky whilst holding your Android device at any angle.
- Accurately depicts all the visible stars of the northern and southern hemispheres - a total of over 120,000 stars!
- Fly to and explore all the planets of the solar system, their moons and the sun all rendered in beautiful 3D with state of the art visual effects.
- Displays all 88 constellations, with constellation imagery based on the beautiful artwork by 17th century astronomer Johannes Hevelius.
- Includes entire Messier catalogue of exotic deep sky objects.
- Using the powerful Time Shift feature allows you to shift up to 10,000 years forward or backward in time.
- Tap on anything in the sky and get the facts on what you are looking at, including distance and brightness.
- Very powerful zoom function, lets you view the sky in extra detail, using intuitive finger gestures.
- Fully configurable. Star Chart displays only the sky objects that you are interested in.
- Allows you to view the sky underneath the horizon. So now you can see where the sun is, even at night!
- Manually set your location to find out what the sky looks like from anywhere in the world.
- Full search feature

So point your Android device at the sky and see what's out there!

------------
Star Chart is published by Escape Velocity Ltd and developed by Escapist Games Ltd. We update Star Chart regularly, so please send us your feedback and feature requests to [email protected]

And thanks for all your feedback so far!

Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/starchart
Follow Star Chart on Twitter: StarChartApp

º Augmented Reality (AR) mode only available if your device supports it, as this feature requires a built-in compass. Manual scrolling is supported on all other devices.

* Star Chart does not require internet access for normal usage. Internet access is only required initially to verify the license and subsequently when accessing the support page and external links.

Recent changes:
New in v.3.0.08:
* Fixed the strange camera distortion issues when in AR Mode, which affected some devices, like the HTC One.
* Fixes crash on some older OS versions when notifications were triggered.

New in v.3.0.06:
* Fixes crash on some Samsung devices due to non-standard Samsung implementation of virtual sensor routines.
* We have fixed the non-responsive AR Mode on some devices where Virtual Sensors have been incorrectly implemented / not implemented at all by the vendor.

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User reviews of Star Chart
Mappa stellare con realtà aumentata
Oct 7, 2013
Through your phone you can point at the sky and learn the stars.Needs GPS active. App che mostra le stelle, eccezionale.
Sep 13, 2012
BS: says $0.10 to purchase, yet wants to charge $2.99 - Uninstalling now!
Dec 10, 2011
Świetna aplikacja, pokazująca w czasie rzeczywistym konstelacje gwiazd, wymaga połączenia z GPS, polecam, kupiona w promo za 0.34zł :)
Dec 7, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
9 hours ago
Best sky map on market, bar none You will not find a nicer sky map
A Google User
10 hours ago
A great app! Me with my little telescope and entry level DSLR would be lost at night if it wasn't for this app! Truely perfect for star gazing/astrophotography! Lovely!
A Google User
13 hours ago
Best astronomy app I have ever use Nice graphic it's free. This app will be even better if you unlock the upgrades.
A Google User
19 hours ago
works good now Updated review. Now that the AR mode works like it used to I can bump the rating back up. Good program.
A Google User
20 hours ago
Nonono #voteNo