***Featured by Apple - Best Apps of 2009!***
For your kids who are eager to learn, indispensable for both amateurs and professionals, Star Walk will guide you through the night sky in style.
Star Walk is your personal planetarium that can answer all your curiosities about the sky! For anyone who is interested in stargazing, amateurs or more professional Star Walk makes discovering more than 9,000 stars, planets, constellations, messiers as beautiful and easy as it has never been before!
Use the Star Spotter function to activate the DIGITAL COMPASS on 3GS only, find your orientation and you will see the sky in front of you in real-time. You can pan the iPhones display and watch the stars scroll around.
for iPod Touch users please use manual selection of locations if Wifi is not available.
If you have concerns or feedback about this or anything else please get in contact with us at firstname.lastname@example.org, follow us on twitter.com/starwalk or our facebook group page.
Star Walk features and how to use them:
PICTURE of the DAY: a push notification will appear on the icon to tell you there is a new picture to watch. Go to the left hand corner click on it, select button with exclamation marks and a list of pictures will open in front of you. To know more about the pictures click on -i- on the top right hand corner.
HELP GUIDE: for any doubt on how to use the Digital Compass, the Time Machine, Location Selection and to get in contact with us for any suggestions or concerns click on -?- on the top right corner.
VIEW from the EARTH:
Automatic and manual selection of locations on a 3D globe.
If you have an iPhone 3GS tilt your phone and the ''Star Spotter'' function will be activated, a live representation of what you see in the sky will appear on your display and the sky will start following your movements right, left, up and down.
TIME MACHINE: click on the clock icon and date and time to watch the sky tonight or in a year time.
MOON PHASES: select the moon, click on -i - symbol to enlarge the image and start the clock to watch moon phases.
Wikipedia LINKS: select one celestial corpse and click on the - i - icon to activate the magnifier and read main information about it. To know more click on the -w - icon at the bottom of the table ad the wikipedia page will open up
SETTINGS: with the bottom right icon you are given different options. You can change the screen with night mode, select brightness, put sounds on or off, find and select location and start you list of favorites. Here the -!- will indicate presence of new pictures.
Star Walk reviewed:
''This is the best stargazing iPhone application I have come across.'' Matt Sawyers, The iPhone Blog - 2009
''Star Walk is probably the prettiest of the astronomy guides available for the iPhone and iPod touch.'' TUAW -2009
"Ive been playing with Star Walk for a couple weeks now and its definitely become a favorite app to use for stargazing as well as to show off some of my iPhones capabilities to friends and curious strangers." cultofmac favorites - 2009