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GoSkyWatch Planetarium

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The iPhone SDK has made it possible for developers to come up with all kinds of applications for the iPhone. In fact, there is almost nothing you can’t do on an iPhone. Thanks to applications such as GoSkyWatch, you can now explore out-of-this-planet objects right on your phone. GoSkyWatch Planetarium is an astronomy application for iPhone allows you to locate and identify planets and stars in the sky fast and browse our universe to your heart’s desire.

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GoSkyWatch is not your everyday iPhone app. It’s a comprehensive solution for those interested in the field of astronomy. But you don’t have to be a hardcore astronomy geek to enjoy this application. GoSkyWatch gives you access to over 200 images of planets and sky objects. Whether you are interested in planets, our solar system, or other stars, you can find more information about them right on your iPhone.

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The animations in this app were a pleasant surprise. You just name where you want to go, and the app does the rest for you. You can also change the magnitude to make more stars visible in your sky. The night mode mode was a plus.

Overall, GoSkyWatch Planetarium is one heck of an application. It not only helps you explore the skies and travel through our universe, it also helps you take your astronomy game to the next level. Best of all, you don’t have to be a scientist to enjoy this app.

Verdict: A.


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