Distant Suns(max): Because half the day is night.
2013 finalist in the Family category of TabTimes' best tablet app contest; "Distant Suns is easy to use and understand. The graphics are amazing. I use it every chance I get. I love showing people the stars." Lee Brandon-Cremer, Space Shuttle Almanac Distant Suns has been your personal guide to the cosmos since 1985. First on the desktop, now right in your hands. While others play games, you can travel to the stars. Award-winning Distant Suns has the reputation of both having one of the most realistic displays of the night sky, while being one of the easiest to use astronomy apps for casual sky watchers as well as serious astronomers. •Named in the "100 Essential Apps" by iLounge •Featured on NPR's MarketPlace Features include: •No Internet required. Just a sense of wonder. •View from the Earth or out in the solar system •Observe the targets being monitored in real-time, by the SETI Institute for signs of possible extraterrestrial intelligence •Compass aware (iPhone/iPad only). Simply aim and gaze. •Over 300,000 pinpoint stars scintillating like diamond dust in the palm of your hand with support for up to 17 million. •Integrated with NASA's Night Sky Network space events in your area (US only at present) •What's Up? Gives a quick one snapshot overview of the evening's sky •Realistic ghostly band of the Milky Way •Stories behind each constellation •Viewpoint Lock keeps any planet centered •Current weather patterns on the earth, updated daily •Change the look of the stars •Galaxies, nebula and star clusters •Hubble Space Telescope images •All 8 planets (Pluto is optional) •GPS aware •Special color mode preserves your night vision. •Touch the sky to reveal hidden data for each object •Planetary data and information First Light is a proud member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers with family-friendly apps. Twitter: @distantsuns, @lazyastronomer AIM : lazyastronomer Support: www.distantsuns.comRead more +
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