Use Your iPhone to Identify Stars at Night: 5 Apps

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The human race has always been fascinated with the stars. We always wonder whether there is life outside our solar system. Not everyone is passionate enough about astronomy to dedicate a lifetime to it though. But you don’t have to be an expert in astronomy to find out what you are seeing at night. Not when you have these 5 iPhone apps for stargazing:


GoSkyWatch Planetarium: one of the best astronomy applications around. Just point it to the sky to start exploring. It displays new information on your screen as you move your phone. GoSkyWatch does not require an Internet connection to work.


Star Walk: has some of the most beautiful graphics we have seen. It has over 200k celestial bodies. The app also shows the exact position of an object when stargazing with a telescope.


SkyView: this augmented reality app blends the camera view with 3D graphics of the sky objects. It covers stars, constellations, and satellites.

pocket universe

Pocket Universe: a remarkable astronomy application that shows what your sky has to offer. It covers over 80k stars and guides your stargazing experience.

sky guide

Sky Guide: a pretty cool app that shows you what you are look at in the sky. It has over 37000 photos and many sounds to bring you a more interactive experience.

With one of these apps at your disposal, you are going to have a much easier time getting more out of your stargazing experience. You won’t even need to be a pro or amateur astronomer to use these.

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