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    Default Apps on the go



    I have an Android phone... what Apps are there for Astronomy for when you are out and away from a computer? Iv'e found Google Sky, not sure how accurate it is... but fun to use. Also found Asto Panel, seems to give data on cloud cover, seeing, humidity, wind & temp for my area... again, not sure how accurate.

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    Default Re: Apps on the go

    I mostly use Google Sky.

    But SkEye is of interest.

    There is a Telescope Calculator

    I think you can get Stellarium on Android now.

    Sky Safari is available for Android although I've not been able to get it to work on mine.

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    Default Re: Apps on the go

    the night sky is similar to skeye just alot easier to use.

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    Default Re: Apps on the go

    You may find a few apps names here:

    The Android Astronomy App Thread
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    Default Re: Apps on the go

    I use the following Astro Apps:

    Google Sky Map
    Mobile Observatory
    Moon Phase Pro
    Star Chart
    Lunafagt
    SkEye
    SkySafari
    Moon Watch
    Delux Moon
    Lunar Map DD
    Astro Tools
    Stellarium
    AcruSky

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    Default Re: Apps on the go

    Clear Sky Droid (for those cloud cover charts)
    Sky Safari
    NASA app (for news / pictures)
    NASA Space Images
    Planet's Position
    Stargazing Log
    Tapatalk (to read these boards )
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    I like Google Sky Map, it's even got a neat "time travel" option that lets you see where things will be at any point in time. Comes in handy!

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    Default Re: Apps on the go

    Stellarium for iphone is all I use. There are many out there for iphone and droids. For my ipad I use Luminos.


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    I use Sky Safari primarily and I paid for the top version since I use it during outreach.
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    Default Re: Apps on the go

    I use mainly sky safari pro also. I like redshift also each has something to offer the other one does not.
    sky safari is my default app. Though.

 

 

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