SkyVoyager iPhone app is free today
Written by Brent Sheets
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing, Carina Software is offering SkyVoyager 1.1 for the iPhone, iPhone 3G, and iPod Touch (normally $14.99) for absolutely free. This is a one day offer only – so download this great iPhone app today!
SkyVoyager can even control many of the most popular GoTo telescopes using the WiFi functionality in your iPhone or iPod.
You’ll want to also visit the Apollo 11 Partial Restoration HD Video Streams on the NASA website. Thank you Mission Commander Neil Alden Armstrong, Lunar Module Pilot Edwin Eugene ‘Buzz’ Aldrin, Jr., Command Module Pilot Michael Collins and all of Nasa – what an accomplishment!
And thank you Carina Software for the free downloads of your excellent iPhone and Mac software to commemorate the event.
SkyVoyager is a powerful planetarium program for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It is designed for both beginners and advanced users. It contains a database of 300,000 stars to 10th magnitude, and 30,000 deep sky objects, including the entire NGC and IC catalogs. It renders the planets and moons in detail, using NASA mission imagery, and includes a database of several hundred asteroids, comets, and artificial satellites.
- 1 Sun
- 9 Planets (forgive them for counting Pluto)
- 22 Moons
- 88 Constellations
- 110 Satellites
- 298 Comets
- 327 Asteroids
- 1,418 City locations
- 31,831 Star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies
- 312,088 Stars
skyvoyager field reference
- 37 Planet and Moon Descriptions
- 51 Constellation Prints
- 65 Reference Diagrams
- 88 Constellation Guides
- 144 Solar System Images
- 187 Deep Sky Object Images
- 471 Deep Sky Object Descriptions
- 487 Star Descriptions