SkyView® - Explore the Universe

SkyView® - Explore the Universe

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date:
  • Current Version: 3.5.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • Developer: Terminal Eleven LLC
  • Compatibility: Android
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5,527 Ratings
$ 1.99

SkyView® - Explore the Universe App

SkyView® brings stargazing to everyone. Simply point your iPhone, iPad, or iPod at the sky to identify stars, constellations, planets, satellites, and more! Over 1.7 million downloads. App Store Rewind 2011 -- Best Education App “If you've ever wanted to know what you're looking at in the night sky, this app is the perfect stargazer's companion.” – CNET "If you’ve ever been looking for a stargazing app for your iPhone, then this [is] definitely the one to get." – AppAdvice “SkyView is an Augmented Reality app that lets you see just what delights the sky has to offer.” – 148Apps Editor’s Choice You don't need to be an astronomer to find stars or constellations in the sky, just open SkyView® and let it guide you to their location and identify them. SkyView® is a beautiful and intuitive stargazing app that uses your camera to precisely spot and identify celestial objects in sky, day or night. Find all 88 constellations as they fade in and out while you scan across the sky, locate every planet in our solar system, discover distant galaxies, and witness satellite fly-bys. Features: • Simple: Point your device at the sky to identify galaxies, stars, constellations, planets, and satellites (including the ISS and Hubble) passing overhead at your location. • Sighting Events: schedule alerts for upcoming celestial events. • Apple Watch: see what objects are visible tonight and how to spot them using your Apple Watch. • Today Widget: brand new iOS 8 today widget lets you quickly see upcoming celestial events. • Night Mode: Preserve your night vision with red or green night mode filters. • Augmented Reality (AR): Use your camera to spot objects in the sky, day or night. • Sky Paths: Follow the sky track for any object to see it’s exact location in the sky on any date and time. • Comprehensive: Includes thousands of stars, planets, and satellites with thousands of interesting facts. • Time Travel: Jump to the future or the past and see the sky on different dates and times. • Social: Capture and share beautiful images with friends and family on social networks. • Mobile: WiFi is NOT required (does not require a data signal or GPS to function). Take it camping, boating, or even flying! What a fun way to teach yourself, your children, your students, or your friends about our wonderful universe!

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SkyView® - Explore the Universe app reviews

  • Sky view 5/5

    By Bentonbomb
    Absolutely what I wanted! And it’s EASY TO use. I’m gonna be having a lot of fun!!!!!!
  • SkyView review 5/5

    By SkyRock6789
    Easy to use and easy to set display preferences
  • Just the best 5/5

    By AP Fletcher
    Not going to find a better SkyView app. Perfect for determining astronomical locations for photography.
  • My favorite app! 5/5

    By Jenni smalls :)
    Perfect in almost every way and so easy to use. So many great options and non stop learning 24/7 weather it day or night.. cloudy or clear It’s never a bore to see what is around you and where it’s going. Accuracy on gps almost perfect. I use this app everyday and it’s made learning and star gazing my favorite pastime.
  • Made star gazing fun! 5/5

    By DeeEzBee
    I had my grandma to show and teach me astronomy. She loved astronomy, and sharing her knowledge with youth. Tonight 4-2018, I couldn't help my kids with my grandmas wisdom. The three of them decided to search for an app to help with what they wanted to know. My oldest was back within minutes with an application to help get the answers. He dashed outside and took a picture, and within a moment, he had the answer. It was part of Canis Major. So my kids are more serious about astronomy than I thought! Because of this application! Thank you.
  • LOVE 5/5

    By Mmmly
    As a night photographer, it’s an amazing tool to know when the stars and moon are in my favor ahead of time! I use it every day!
  • Amazing!!!! 5/5

    By Jessibama
    I totally love this app!!!
  • Fails to work 1/5

    By Seattle X
    I upgraded to the paid version and it fails to work. I have reset my phone trying to make it work. The free version was so nice so I decided to upgrade and it no longer works at all. It just opens to a frozen screen. Thanks a lot! Tons of fun! :(
  • Awesome App!!! 5/5

    By BP Fitzwater
    Great tool to get you out door, looking at the sky!!!
  • I don't really like the app 1/5

    By tangueramama
    It could be better
  • 😐 4/5

    By 123❤️😀😈🐶⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    Could you add a feature that lets you see planets beyond our solar system?
  • Just Plain Fun! 5/5

    By The Fat Angel
    I love this app & if you enjoy staring at the sky at night, you will too. There’s nothing like sitting by the campfire stargazing. Beyond Orion’s Belt & the Big Dipper, there was little I could ID. SV ID’s constellations I didn’t know existed, shows the locations of all the planets & their moons, stars of distant galaxies, satellites & even jettisoned rocket engines tumbling around Earth’s orbit. I started w/ the free version but upgraded & am glad I did.
  • It was a great app, now useless 1/5

    By hazlewobble
    Stuck looking North. I have uninstalled, reinstalled and messed with all the settings. The view will not move based on where my phone is pointing. I have used this app for years with my son a now it’s worthless. iPhone X
  • Potentially a great app 1/5

    By YanceMaster
    The reason I have rated this app only one star is simply because the location guiding services is far from being accurate. For example, if you are trying to locate the ISS or Tiangong 1, the app is not accurate, it can be off as much as 90 degrees. I am not sure why this is the case as it uses the same location system in each iOS device, resulting in troublesome identification if you are not a seasoned or experienced astronomer. I like the app, but there is another app that provides real time accurate location of any object your may wish to observe. If you know how to locate the object in mind, I would rate the app much higher.
  • Great app 5/5

    By Maekar_I
    This is such a great app. It is very easy and fun to use and I have no regrets at all about paying for the full version.
  • SkyView 5/5

    By Cheat15
    Works great! Recommend!!
  • Needs to be updated... 3/5

    By RoXas_16
    This app is great and all but it needs to be updated. Also, it isn’t as accurate as I thought. I used it to track the ISS but it didn’t calculate its positioning right. I had to use Stellarium on desktop to accurately tell me when I could spot the ISS.
  • Simple but informative 5/5

    By Kunsthure
    I’ve been using this app for years and it’s been a great nighttime companion. The augmented reality view is really cool. Highly recommended.
  • Absolute Best! 5/5

    By Eljaa
    Dev. Humanity Star tracker in the search... please?
  • Slick app! 5/5

    By bherrick
    Lots of fun with the young grandkids. Highly recommended!
  • Entry Level 2/5

    By MiGWind
    5 Stars for “Age 4+.” Educational amusement for all ages. Lots of eye candy. WARNING If you get serious with it, you will be frustrated. The gyroscope drifts and the text indicates the wrong time to look for an event. You will look in the wrong direction at the wrong time and may miss the International Space Station flyover. Without knowing the fail was in the app’s limitations, you may give up which would be very unfortunate. SkyView is not intended as an accurate science instrument. It is a very nice educational toy.
  • It's Gud 5/5

    By Deeeooopooo
    It's really gud
  • Fantastic!!! 5/5

    By Familyofcrowes
    Amazing!!! To see everything so easily. Even just laying in bed. Super cool app. I love it.
  • A true masterpiece 5/5

    By Tang0down
    I simply can not get enough of exploration with this amazing state of the art app! Every time I turn on SkyView I am in awe learning something sew everyday. The features this app provides is impeccable and a must!
  • Please update 5/5

    By Lake weather
    Please can we update
  • I love this way too much! 5/5

    By Chooseyty
    I’m writing this review just because of how amazing this app is. I’m a kid who loves Astronomy, and takes it to long lengths. Just this Christmas, I got my first telescope! The Celestron 114 az Explorascope! I downloaded this app originally to see where my favorite star, Capella was located. Turns out, it had spot on location. I then got the full version, and have been using it on a weekly basis! This is an amazing app, and I look forward to using it for studying nebulas, planets, etc! I love this app mainly because I have been studying astronomy for about 5 years now, and have gone from knowing the basic 8 planets, to knowing the official names for several stars, galaxies, nebulae, and several other celestial bodies. This app is awesome for star gazing, planet watching, and exoplanet tracking! If you need a trustworthy, stable, easy to use app, download this for sure! My favorite part about this app is the mini lessons it gives you whenever you tap on a star, planet, nebula, star cluster, galaxy, you name it! I’m never downloading any other astronomy app! Thanks a bunch!! :)
  • where are the rocket bodies?? 4/5

    By Frustrated and over this game
    so far I’m livening this app... only thing is there seem to be no rocket bodies above the horizon.... there ear dozens below the horizon... so it stands to reason there would be an equal number above as well...
  • Love this app 5/5

    By nonever
    This is one of the few apps I truly enjoy, an amazing piece of work! Thank you
  • Awesome. A real lot to view. 5/5

    By Gorgar6
    Been using this app several months now off and on. I have a collection of favorites I have seen. Tonight I watched 4 sightings all within an hour!! Love this app. There is a learning curve, but worth the effort!!
  • Great app 5/5

    By Karthik M
    Great app! Loving it!
  • Skyview 5/5

    By Mamalovesapps
    This is a great app!
  • Amazing 5/5

    By halo flame
    This app is educational and fun wich is a perfect way to teach about the planets and constellations 🌌 in all I love this apppppp
  • My first download was perfect, not so much now. 4/5

    By Edin Hubble
    Sky map will not calibrate to the correct compass heading. I have tried manual and automatic settings, but it drifts away by at least30-degrees. Makes pinpointing a specific object difficult. Is this a new bug?
  • Love it! 5/5

    By damselfly62
    Great app!!
  • Love it!!! 5/5

    By Gunslenger1959
    I have over the years had the free Version of this app and love it never had a Single problem with it. It’s always work really well. So with all the telescopes that I own I bought this and have never ever regretted it I’ve tried others but this one here seems to be the best one out that’s why I gave it five stars would love to been able to give it six. I’ve had it on a lot of phones over the years both iPhones and androids alike.
  • Shaddad Alzahrani 5/5

    By شدو الزهراني
    Good application
  • Awesome App 5/5

    By nene1961
    Can watch for hours.
  • Love 5/5

    By michaelbcosta
    Love this app.
  • Love it 5/5

    By The man who never was
    Easy to use, and the easiest to view of several I've tried.
  • Love it here in Hawaii 5/5

    By Lagrive333
    Can't wait to use it on our barge in France. It works like a dream. Continues to be the best of the best
  • Life Changing 5/5

    By JKevinT
    My Beautiful Bride of 12 years, and myself, have decided to live in an RV. After work we go to where ever the RV is parked for the weak and enjoy the freedom we have found! This wonderful app has opened our eyes to the magnificent sky our God has created. Doesn’t matter day or night, we are constantly searching for new things we’ve never seen. I love this app!! It’s detail is stunning!!! Standing on top of my RV, the view is magnificent!!!!!
  • Love this app, definitely needs fixing. 2/5

    By chuckleworth
    This app made it so much easier for me to teach myself about the night sky, but having to manually calibrate it every. single. time. I open. the app. is beyond frustrating. At the very least, allow us to save the manual location if your auto function is going to be as off as it is. Please update the app to incorporate this because the app is practically unusable without having the sun or moon in sight to calibrate with.
  • How fun it is 5/5

    By 💩🦄🍜
    I think it is fun because you can explore the universe
  • Simply awesome 5/5

    By VishAvan
    In just minutes from the first time use, it brought awe and wonder in me and kids. Very intuitive and easy to use. Superb graphics and smooth movements. Keep up the great work!!
  • Absolutely groovy app 4/5

    By Ur2litup
    I absolutely dig this app. My only dilemma from enjoying it better consists of me learning how to use the darned app. Until that happens I’ll just enjoy watching how badly we’ve littered-up space. Other than that, it is really a very groovy app. RAMJr
  • Calibration 3/5

    By tzsahall
    It’s off quite a bit, still trying to learn how to keep calibrated for accuracy.
  • Satellites App 1/5

    By ThreeRivers
    Please fix the Satellites app it doesn’t work with IOS 11.
  • Awesome 5/5

    By Okasa
    No problem with it. And very nice music with it (you can turn of the music) very use full
  • Love this app! 5/5

    By edugaphd
    I just wish I could zoom in/out.
  • Skyview 5/5

    By PeterPrinciple
    Very observent and amazing to the human eye

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